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Ecoflex™ 5

Ecoflex™ 5 vs. SMASH! Plastic™

Super-Soft, Addition Cure Silicone Rubber

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Key Differences

Product Type
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Urethane Resins
Mixed Viscosity13,000 cps900 cps
Pot Life1 minute5 minutes
Cure Time5 minutes90 minutes
Shore D Hardness80
Shore A Hardness5
ColorTranslucentClear
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All Technical Data

Ecoflex™ 5SMASH! Plastic™
Product Type
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Urethane Resins
Mixed Viscosity13,000 cps900 cps
Mix Ratio By Volume1A:1B1A:1B
Mix Ratio By Weight1A:1B1A:1B
Pot Life1 minute5 minutes
Cure Time5 minutes90 minutes
Shore D Hardness80
Shore A Hardness5
Specific Gravity1.07 g/cc1.036 g/cc
Specific Volume25.8 cu. in./lb.26.7 cu. in./lb.
ColorTranslucentClear
Die B Tear Strength75 pli
Tensile Strength350 psi
Elongation @ Break1,000 %
100% Modulus15 psi
Shrinkage<.001 in. / in.0.0001 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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SMASH! Plastic™

SMASH! Plastic™ is a new urethane liquid plastic designed to shatter/crumble on impact ("breakaway glass"). SMASH! Plastic™ is water clear and, once fully cured, shatters like glass. It can be cast solid in thin sections to make window panes or rotationally cast to form hollow bottles, jars or other glass-like objects to be used as breakable props for movie and stage productions. Maximum recommended thickness is 1/8" (0.33 cm.).

CAUTION: NOT FOR HOME USE. THIS PRODUCT IS FOR INDUSTRIAL USE ONLY. With adequate local exhaust ventilation, respiratory protection is not normally required when using this product. Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate, follow OSHA respirator regulations and European Standards EN 141, 143 and 371. Protective clothing (gloves and long sleeves) is required to minimize the risk of dermal sensitization. If breathing is affected or a dermal rash develops, immediately cease using this product and seek medical attention. Read SDS before using.

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