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Ecoflex™ 5

Ecoflex™ 5 vs. Skin Tite™ 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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Skin Tite™

Ecoflex™ 5 vs. Skin Tite™ vs. Epsilon™ PROEcoflex™ 5 versus Epsilon™ PRO

Silicone Appliance Builder and Adhesive for Skin F/X

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Key Differences

Product Type
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Epoxy and Urethane Coatings
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Skin Safe FX Materials
Mixed Viscosity13,000 cps4,000 cps23,000 cps
Pot Life1 minute22 minutes3 minutes
Cure Time5 minutes16 hours5 minutes
Shore D Hardness65
Shore A Hardness5
ColorTranslucentClear AmberTranslucent Clear
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All Technical Data

Ecoflex™ 5Epsilon™ PROSkin Tite™
Product Type
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Epoxy and Urethane Coatings
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Skin Safe FX Materials
Mixed Viscosity13,000 cps4,000 cps23,000 cps
Mix Ratio By Volume1A:1B2A:1B1A:1B
Mix Ratio By Weight1A:1B100A:44B1A:1B
Pot Life1 minute22 minutes3 minutes
Thin Film Working Time35 minutes
Thin Film Recoat Time3 hours
Cure Time5 minutes16 hours5 minutes
Shore D Hardness65
Shore A Hardness5
Specific Gravity1.07 g/cc1.11 g/cc1.07 g/cc
Specific Volume25.8 cu. in./lb.25.0 cu. in./lb.
ColorTranslucentClear AmberTranslucent Clear
Die B Tear Strength75 pli
Tensile Strength350 psi
Elongation @ Break1,000 %
100% Modulus15 psi
Shrinkage<.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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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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Skin Tite™

Skin Tite™ is a skin safe silicone used to create fast wounds, scars and to adhere silicone appliances directly to the skin. It can be sculpted “on the fly”, offers maximum control and stays precisely where you put it. Skin Tite™ will adhere to the skin and perfectly conforms to all contours. Cured rubber is strong and will flex with body movement. Wounds and appliances will not come off until you remove them. Material is skin safe and certified by an independent laboratory.

An infinite variety of color effects are achieved using Silc Pig™ silicone pigments. Blended Silc Pig™ color pigments added to Skin Tite™ will create hyper-realistic cuts, scars, slash wounds, bruises, necrotic (dead skin) effects, bullet holes and more. Thi-vex™ thickener will thicken Skin Tite™ for even greater vertical hang control and is ideal for creating skin pockets, hanging skin, deep cuts & wounds, holes and more.

Bio-Adhesive: Skin Tite™ can also be used to adhere skin effects silicone appliances or silicone masks to the skin even when affixed to hard to hold areas such as elbows, fingers and joints. It is ideal for repetitive motion applications. Skin Tite™ will release from closely cropped hair-covered skin surfaces (short arm hair, beards, moustaches and eyebrows). 

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