Industrial How‑To's

Industrial
Smooth-On has been making adhesives since 1895 and today supplies all major automobile manufacturers worldwide, every airline in the world, all branches of the US Military and thousands of industrial customers. These adhesives offer exceptional bonding properties for a variety of industrial applications. Smooth-On Urethane, Silicone and Polysulfide rubbers available in hardnesses ranging from softer than your skin to harder than a car tire and everything in between. From the general purpose "Smooth-Cast" resin line to the specialty "TASK" performance urethane plastic line and castable epoxies, there are many industrial plastic products to choose from.
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How To Make a Custom Foam Storage Insert

How To Make a Custom Foam Storage Insert

A Custom Made Foam Insert for Electronics or Other Delicate Equipment

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How To Make a Replacement Car Lens Using Crystal Clear 202

How To Make a Replacement Car Lens Using Crystal Clear 202

How you can replicate a tail light lens of any car using optically-clear resin.

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How To Make a Prototype Impact-Resistant Rectangular Sifting Mat

How To Make a Prototype Impact-Resistant Rectangular Sifting Mat

Watch how a CNC routed prototype turns into a durable urethane finished product

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How To Make Rubber Grips Using UreCoat® Coating

How To Make Rubber Grips Using UreCoat® Coating

This video tutorial shows how to use UreCoat® to coat tool handles. The coated handles are easier to hold and safer to handle.

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How To Use EpoxAmite® to Create Carbon Fiber Composite Parts

How To Use EpoxAmite® to Create Carbon Fiber Composite Parts

Nordan is a world renowned fabricator of performance composite parts for racing cars...

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How To Make a EZ~Brush® Silicone Reusable Vacuum Bagging Demo

How To Make a EZ~Brush® Silicone Reusable Vacuum Bagging Demo

EZ~Brush® Vac Bag Silicone Rubber Offers Several Advantages Over Conventional Vacuum Bagging Materials

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How To Create a Vacuum Bag Using EZ~Spray® Silicone 20

How To Create a Vacuum Bag Using EZ~Spray® Silicone 20

EZ~Spray® Silicone 20 Spray Rubber is made especially for dispensing through the EZ~Spray® Jr....

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How To Make a Large Scale Formliners with VytaFlex™ Mold Rubber

How To Make a Large Scale Formliners with VytaFlex™ Mold Rubber

The Pennsylvania DOT needed 2,000 decorative noise reduction panels to maximize public safety and divert highway noise.

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How to Use TASK® 16 Rubber for Impact Resistant Bumpers

How to Use TASK® 16 Rubber for Impact Resistant Bumpers

Owen Morris, contacted Smooth-On for a material to make custom bumpers that would help minimize the damage to their rack guards.

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How To Use PC-3® To Install a Lab Countertop

How To Use PC-3® To Install a Lab Countertop

In this step by step, an epoxy resin countertop is adhered to a newly installed lab counter.

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How To Make a 2 Part Silicone Mold Using Mold Max™ 25

How To Make a 2 Part Silicone Mold Using Mold Max™ 25

In this step-by-step photo gallery, a 2-part rubber mold is made to duplicate an industrial wheel.

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Rapid Pole Setting Using FOAM iT!® 5 Expanding Foam

Rapid Pole Setting Using FOAM iT!® 5 Expanding Foam

Using Foam-iT!® 5 fast setting rigid urethane foam offers several advantages for pole setting.

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DIY Self-Healing Urethane Rubber Cutting Mat

DIY Self-Healing Urethane Rubber Cutting Mat

See how to make your own custom self-healing cutting mat for a large graphics table.

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Custom Gasket Made With VytaFlex™ Urethane Rubber

Custom Gasket Made With VytaFlex™ Urethane Rubber

Corso Fluids, a manufacturer of industrial fluids that has been in operation for decades...

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Prototyping a Durable Conveyor Belt Cleaner

Prototyping a Durable Conveyor Belt Cleaner

From a PLA 3D printed prototype, learn how to make a durable belt cleaner out of industrial urethane rubber

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How to Repair Fiberglass Using Epoxy

How to Repair Fiberglass Using Epoxy

Free Form® Habitat® epoxy putty and EpoxAmite® laminating epoxy are used to repair a fiberglass overflow tank.

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How To Repair a Steel Mixing Vessel Using Epoxy

How To Repair a Steel Mixing Vessel Using Epoxy

A steel industrial mixing vessel is repaired using EpoxAcast 655 epoxy

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How To Repair a Flat Tire Using FlexFoam-iT! 25

How To Repair a Flat Tire Using FlexFoam-iT! 25

See How You Can Use FlexFoam-iT! Foam To Permanently Repair a Tire

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How To Make a Rug Skid-Free Using Brush-On™ 40 Urethane Rubber

How To Make a Rug Skid-Free Using Brush-On™ 40 Urethane Rubber

See how versatile Brush-On™ 40 can be used to make a non-skid surface

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How To Set a Sign Post Using Expanding Urethane Foam

How To Set a Sign Post Using Expanding Urethane Foam

This video tutorial shows how FOAM-iT! 10 SLOW can be used to rapidly set a sign post.

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How To Make a Custom Steering Wheel: Part 1, Silicone Moldmaking

How To Make a Custom Steering Wheel: Part 1, Silicone Moldmaking

Milo shows how you can make a silicone mold of a steering wheel to create an aftermarket part.

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How To Repair a Fender Using Free Form™ Habitat™ Epoxy Putty

How To Repair a Fender Using Free Form™ Habitat™ Epoxy Putty

In this car repair tutorial video, Milo shows how you can repair a fender using Free Form™ Habitat™ epoxy putty.

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