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Ecoflex™ 5

Ecoflex™ 5 vs. TASK™ 16 vs. Epsilon™ PRO

Super-Soft, Addition Cure Silicone Rubber

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Epsilon™ PRO

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High Performance Impact Resistant EPS Foam Coating

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TASK™ 16

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Tough 80A/30D Urethane

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Key Differences

Product Type
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Epoxy and Urethane Coatings
  • Urethane Resins
Mixed Viscosity13,000 cps4,000 cps1,400 cps
Mix Ratio By Volume1A:1B2A:1BN/A (gram scale required)
Pot Life1 minute22 minutes6 minutes
Cure Time5 minutes16 hours24 hours
Shore D Hardness6530
Shore A Hardness580
ColorTranslucentClear AmberLight Yellow
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Ecoflex™ 5Epsilon™ PROTASK™ 16
Product Type
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Epoxy and Urethane Coatings
  • Urethane Resins
Mixed Viscosity13,000 cps4,000 cps1,400 cps
Mix Ratio By Volume1A:1B2A:1B
Mix Ratio By Weight1A:1B100A:44B1A:2B
Pot Life1 minute22 minutes6 minutes
Thin Film Working Time35 minutes
Thin Film Recoat Time3 hours
Cure Time5 minutes16 hours24 hours
Shore D Hardness6530
Shore A Hardness580
Specific Gravity1.07 g/cc1.11 g/cc1.08 g/cc
Specific Volume25.8 cu. in./lb.25.0 cu. in./lb.25.64 cu. in./lb.
ColorTranslucentClear AmberLight Yellow
Die B Tear Strength75 pli
Die C Tear Strength197 pli
Tensile Strength350 psi2,264 psi
Elongation @ Break1,000 %233 %
100% Modulus15 psi855 psi
Shrinkage<.001 in. / in.0.0025 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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Epsilon™ PRO

Epsilon™ PRO is a thixotropic epoxy coating that self-thickens for brushing onto a variety of surfaces.  Compared to original Epsilon™, Epsilon™ PRO offers a longer working time and cured epoxy is semi-rigid, offering better impact resistance.  Mix ratio for Epsilon™ PRO is 2A:1B by volume (100A:44B by weight).  A gram scale is not needed to use this product.

Applied in thin layers, mixed material holds a vertical surface without sagging or slumping. Material wets out uniformly over different surfaces.  Pot life is 22 minutes, with a re-coat time of 3 hours.  All layers should be allowed to cure for 16 hours at 73° F / 23° C and can be accelerated with mild heat.  Epsilon™ PRO is clear and can be easily colored using Ignite™ or UVO™ colorants.  Cured coating has a gloss finish and can be sanded, primed and painted.

Applications: Epsilon™ PRO is suitable for use as a protective, impact resistant coating for EPS or polyurethane foam. It can also be applied to plaster, concrete, wood and fabrics. This product is not sensitive to moisture / humidity and contains no VOC’s. 

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TASK™ 16

TASK™16 is a low odor, fast-setting Shore 80A/30D urethane that offers very high tear strength, impact resistance and wear resistance. TASK™16 is phthalate free, mercury free and MOCA free. Mixed one part A to two parts B by weight, TASK™16 pours easily. Working time is 6 minutes and handling time is 90 minutes at room temperature. Cured rubber has exceptional performance characteristics and dimensional stability. TASK™16 can be colored with SO‑Strong™ or Ignite™ colorants.

TASK™16 is suitable for making fast mechanical parts, gaskets, wheels and pullies, impact resistant props, and archival master models. It is also used to make fast, wear resistant rubber molds for casting concrete or concrete stamping pads. TASK™16 is also an excellent choice for rotocasting to create hollow semi-rigid castings.

IMPORTANT: Cured TASK™16 will inhibit the cure of liquid platinum silicone. You can not pour platinum silicone into cured TASK™16. Tin silicone must be used if you intend to pour silicone against cured TASK™16.

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