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Ecoflex™ 5

Ecoflex™ 5 vs. VytaFlex™ 10 vs. Smooth-Cast® ONYX™ FAST

Super-Soft, Addition Cure Silicone Rubber

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Ecoflex™ 5 vs. VytaFlex™ 10 vs. Smooth-Cast® ONYX™ FASTEcoflex™ 5 versus Smooth-Cast® ONYX™ FAST

Urethane Mold Rubber For Perfect Concrete Castings

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Key Differences

Product Type
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Urethane Resins
  • Urethane Rubber
Mixed Viscosity13,000 cps100 cps3,100 cps
Pot Life1 minute2.5 minutes30 minutes
Cure Time5 minutes15 minutes24 hours
Shore D Hardness80
Shore A Hardness510
ColorTranslucentBlackOff-White
Tensile Strength350 psi5,840 psi200 psi
Elongation @ Break1,000 %4 %1,000 %
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Ecoflex™ 5Smooth-Cast® ONYX™ FASTVytaFlex™ 10
Product Type
  • Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
  • Urethane Resins
  • Urethane Rubber
Mixed Viscosity13,000 cps100 cps3,100 cps
Mix Ratio By Volume1A:1B100A:100B1A:1B
Mix Ratio By Weight1A:1B120A:100B1A:1B
Pot Life1 minute2.5 minutes30 minutes
Cure Time5 minutes15 minutes24 hours
Shore D Hardness80
Shore A Hardness510
Specific Gravity1.07 g/cc1.09 g/cc1.00 g/cc
Specific Volume25.8 cu. in./lb.27.7 cu. in./lb.27.9 cu. in./lb.
ColorTranslucentBlackOff-White
Die B Tear Strength75 pli
Die C Tear Strength38 pli
Tensile Strength350 psi5,840 psi200 psi
Tensile Modulus246,000 psi
Elongation @ Break1,000 %4 %1,000 %
100% Modulus15 psi25 psi
Compressive Strength8,760 psi
Compressive Modulus77,400 psi
Flexural Strength8,280 psi
Flexural Modulus246,000 psi
Shrinkage<.001 in. / in.0.010 in. / in.<.001 in. / in.
Useful Temperature (min)-65 °F
Useful Temperature (max)450 °F
Heat Deflection With Post Cure250 °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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Smooth-Cast® ONYX™ FAST

Smooth-Cast® ONYX™ is a mercury-free urethane resin that cures at room temperature to a deep black, solid plastic. ONYX™ resins offer the convenience of a 1A:1B by volume mix ratio and have very low viscosities, so they are easy to mix and pour. ONYX™ resins have an ultimate Shore hardness of 80D and offer higher physical properties and higher heat resistance vs. other general purpose resins.ONYX™ FAST resin has a pot life of 2.5 minutes and a cure time of 10-15 minutes. ONYX™ FAST is a good choice for creating fast cold cast bronze, brass, copper, nickel/silver, etc. effects.

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VytaFlex™ 10

Using Smooth-On’s exclusive “V-Polymer™” technology, VytaFlex™ urethane rubbers offer superior physical and performance properties for casting concrete. VytaFlex™ urethanes are available in 10A, 20A, 30A, 40A,  45A, 50A and 60A Shore hardness’s and feature convenient one-to-one by volume mix ratios.

Vacuum degassing is not necessary and VytaFlex™ rubbers cure with negligible shrinkage to a durable rubber that will last in production.

VytaFlex™ mold rubbers work especially well for casting pigmented / colored concrete. Molds made with VytaFlex™ Series urethanes will render accurate and uniform colored castings.

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