Encapsulation & Display How‑To's

Encapsulation & Display
Some Smooth-On silicone rubbers, urethane rubbers, urethane liquid plastics and epoxy resins are used for specific encapsulation and display applications depending on the project. Each material has performance properties (such as optically clear or electrically insulative) that make it suitable for an encapsulation application above all others.
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How To Coat a Wood Bartop Using Tarbender™

How To Coat a Wood Bartop Using Tarbender™

Watch as Completely Custom creates a high gloss, impact resistant bartop

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How To Make an Epoxy Tabletop using Tarbender™

How To Make an Epoxy Tabletop using Tarbender™

How Tarbender™ Can Be Brushed Onto a Surface To Create a High Gloss Tabletop

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How To Create a Faux Marble Tabletop or Bartop

How To Create a Faux Marble Tabletop or Bartop

Techniques to create a bartop or tabletop surface that looks like marble.

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How To Make a Colored Pencil Bowl Using EpoxAcast™ 690 Epoxy

How To Make a Colored Pencil Bowl Using EpoxAcast™ 690 Epoxy

Learn how to create a diy epoxy bowl with embedded colored pencils.

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How To Make a River Table Using Clear Epoxy Casting Resin and Reclaimed Wood

How To Make a River Table Using Clear Epoxy Casting Resin and Reclaimed Wood

How to use a piece of reclaimed cedar to create a beautiful river table

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Mixing Up a Quick Drink With Encapso® K

Mixing Up a Quick Drink With Encapso® K

Mosier Novelties' latest project called for oversized drink props for a new night club.

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How To Create a Seascape Using Encapso® K

How To Create a Seascape Using Encapso® K

Using Encapso K rubber, we will demonstrate how easy it is to create a seascape display.

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How To Use Encapso® K To Create a Cereal Prop

How To Use Encapso® K To Create a Cereal Prop

After preparing and discarding over 30 bowls of cereal in over two days, an ad agency contacted Smooth-On...

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How To Make a Realistic Ice Display Using Encapso® K

How To Make a Realistic Ice Display Using Encapso® K

Encapso® K is a water clear rubber that can be crumbled to look just like ice, glass or diamonds.

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How To Make Silk Flower Arrangements with Encapso® K

How To Make Silk Flower Arrangements with Encapso® K

Encapso®K makes creating realistic silk flower arrangements as easy as 1, 2, 3.

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How To Preserve a Tarantula Specimen for Posterity

How To Preserve a Tarantula Specimen for Posterity

Preserving a dehydrated Tarantula is fast and easy with Encapso® K silicone encapsulation rubber.

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How To Cast a Crystal Clear™ Shell in a Mold Star™ 15 Mold

How To Cast a Crystal Clear™ Shell in a Mold Star™ 15 Mold

This sequence demonstrates making a two piece silicone mold using Mold Star® 15 silicone rubber and Crystal Clear® 200

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