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Ecoflex™ 5

Ecoflex™ 5 vs. Ecoflex™ GEL vs. TASK™ 14

Super-Soft, Addition Cure Silicone Rubber

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TASK™ 14

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Semi-Rigid Black Urethane Casting Resin

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Ecoflex™ GEL

Ecoflex™ 5 vs. Ecoflex™ GEL vs. TASK™ 14Ecoflex™ 5 versus TASK™ 14

Platinum Cure Silicone Rubber For Special Effects

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Key Differences

Product Type
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Urethane Resins
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Skin Safe FX Materials
Mixed Viscosity13,000 cps800 cps9,300 cps
Mix Ratio By Volume1A:1BN/A (gram scale required)1A:1B
Pot Life1 minute10 minutes15 minutes
Cure Time5 minutes45 minutes2 hours
Shore D Hardness50
Shore A Hardness5000-35
ColorTranslucentBlackTranslucent
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Ecoflex™ 5TASK™ 14Ecoflex™ GEL
Product Type
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Urethane Resins
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Skin Safe FX Materials
Mixed Viscosity13,000 cps800 cps9,300 cps
Mix Ratio By Volume1A:1B1A:1B
Mix Ratio By Weight1A:1B100A:120B1A:1B
Pot Life1 minute10 minutes15 minutes
Cure Time5 minutes45 minutes2 hours
Shore D Hardness50
Shore A Hardness5000-35
Specific Gravity1.07 g/cc1.15 g/cc0.98 g/cc
Specific Volume25.8 cu. in./lb.24.1 cu. in./lb.28 cu. in./lb.
ColorTranslucentBlackTranslucent
Die B Tear Strength75 pli
Tensile Strength350 psi1,800 psi
Elongation @ Break1,000 %125 %>1000 %
100% Modulus15 psi
Shrinkage<.001 in. / in.0.0035 in. / in.<.001 in. / in.
Useful Temperature (min)-65 °F
Useful Temperature (max)450 °F

Product Description

Ecoflex™ 5

Ecoflex™ rubbers are platinum-catalyzed silicones that are versatile and easy to use. Ecoflex™ rubbers are mixed 1A:1B by weight or volume and cured at room temperature with negligible shrinkage.  Low viscosity ensures easy mixing and de-airing. Dispense using our convenient dispensing cartridges. Cured rubber is very soft, very strong and very “stretchy”, stretching many times its original size without tearing and will rebound to its original form without distortion.

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TASK™ 14

TASK™ 14 is a fast setting two-component urethane that cures quickly to black semi-rigid plastic. TASK™ 14 offers a longer pot life (10 minutes) and demold time of 45 minutes.

With a Shore value of 50D, these semi-rigid plastics are used for a variety of industrial applications including fast mold making, fast model duplication, prototyping, durable miniatures, black props and special effects, or making parts that are impact resistant. Fully cured castings are tough, durable and chemical resistant.

For Best Results… Do not cast TASK™ 14 into platinum cure (addition cure) silicone molds.

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Ecoflex™ GEL

Ecoflex GEL is an extremely soft, platinum silicone rubber gel specifically designed for creating silicone makeup appliances, for cushioning, creating gaskets, encapsulation, and other applications requiring a very soft silicone material.

Certified Skin Safe - Cured Ecoflex™ GEL is skin safe and is certified by an independent laboratory. 

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