duoMatrix™ Gypsum Systems

duoMatrix™ Gypsum Systems

Polymer Modified Gypsums

duoMatrix™ Gypsum Systems

Greatly enhance the physical properties of alpha gypsum materials with duoMatrix™ Systems.

duoMatrix‑G, duoMatrix NEO and Matrix Dryve™ are certified as meeting the UL-94V-O / ASTM E-84 - Class A (or 1) flame rating for building materials, the highest standards for resistance to flame and smoke. Applications include making architectural elements, reproducing sculpture and special effects.

Matrix Dryve™ is an “all-powder” alternative to our original Matrix™ NEO powder/liquid system.

Technical Information & More

HIGHLIGHTS

Matrix Dryve™

Matrix Dryve™

Matrix Dryve™

Versatile all-powder polymer modified gypsum system that has superior physical and performance properties compared to regular gypsum products. Dryve™ certifies to the highest flame rating (UL-94V-O / ASTM E-84 - Class A)

Flame Rated Flame Rated
No Scale Necessary No Scale Necessary

duoMatrix™ NEO

Polymer Modified Gypsum

duoMatrix™ NEO

duoMatrix™ NEO

Polymer Modified Gypsum

Easy-to-use version of duoMatrix™-G polymer modified gypsum additive, duoMatrix NEO's dry components (PART A) are "pre-measured" for easy mixing with PART B - latex liquid. Easy 2:1 by volume mix ratio means no scale is required. UL‑94V‑O and ASTM E‑84, Class A (or 1) flame rated.

No Scale Necessary No Scale Necessary
Flame Rated Flame Rated
Weather Resistant Weather Resistant

duoMatrix™-G

Polymer Additive for Modifying Gypsum

duoMatrix™-G

duoMatrix™-G

Polymer Additive for Modifying Gypsum

Castings are stronger, lighter, weather resistant and can be demolded four times faster with Matrix‑G. It allows adding of metal powders and other fillers to simulate the look of metal, stone and other facades. Matrix‑G has a flame rating of UL-94V-O and meets ASTM E-84, Class A (or 1) flame rating for building materials.

Gram Scale Required Gram Scale Required
Flame Rated Flame Rated
Weather Resistant Weather Resistant

duoMatrix™ Thickener

duoMatrix™ Thickener

duoMatrix™ Thickener

Increase the viscosity of duoMatrix™ NEO by adding a small amount of Matrix™ Thickener to your mix. This will give you better control over the viscosity of your mix and help reduce the number of layers needed when using NEO for hand lay-up, rotocasting or slush casting applications.

Gram Scale Required Gram Scale Required

duoMatrix™ Accelerator

duoMatrix™ Accelerator

duoMatrix™ Accelerator

Added at different percentages to change the pot life and demold time of duoMatrix™ NEO. This can be helpful with hand lay-up, rotocasting and slush casting techniques.

Gram Scale Required Gram Scale Required
Easy to Modify Easy to Modify

Technical and Buying Information

Select a Product Below Description
 Matrix Dryve™ All-powder polymer modified gypsum system
 duoMatrix™ NEO Flame Rated Polymer Modified Gypsum
 duoMatrix™-G Polymer Additive System for Gypsum

VIDEOS and GALLERIES

Step-by-Step How-To Articles

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How To Make a Metal Cold Casting Using duoMatrix™ NEO

How To Make a Metal Cold Casting Using duoMatrix™ NEO

We demonstrate how to create a metal cold casting using the duoMatrix™ NEO polymerized gypsum system.

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How To Eliminate Surface Bubbles in Your Casting

How To Eliminate Surface Bubbles in Your Casting

Milo demonstrates how you can use a pressure chamber to achieve bubble-free castings.

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Rotocasting duoMatrix - How to Make a Hollow Impact Resistant Casting

Rotocasting duoMatrix - How to Make a Hollow Impact Resistant Casting

How you can use the duoMatrix NEO system and chopped fiber to create a durable, lightweight, hollow casting.

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How to Make a Support Shell with duoMatrix™ NEO

How to Make a Support Shell with duoMatrix™ NEO

Milo demonstrates how you can use the duoMatrix NEO to create mold support shells.

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How To Create a Bronze Finish Using Cast Magic™ Powders and duoMatrix™ NEO

How To Create a Bronze Finish Using Cast Magic™ Powders and duoMatrix™ NEO

Cast Magic powders can add a stunning metallic, pearlescent, or glittery finish to duoMatrix NEO polymer-modified gypsum.

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How To Make a Hand Lay Up Casting Using duoMatrix™ NEO and Matrix™ Chopped Glass

How To Make a Hand Lay Up Casting Using duoMatrix™ NEO and Matrix™ Chopped Glass

Making a durable lightweight architectural element or display piece is possible using duoMatrix NEO polymer-modified gypsum and Matrix Chopped Glass.

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How To Make a 2-Part Mold of an Architectural Bracket

How To Make a 2-Part Mold of an Architectural Bracket

After Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, city native Chep Morrison replicated an ornate bracket

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How To Use duoMatrix NEO™ For A Rotational Casting

How To Use duoMatrix NEO™ For A Rotational Casting

duoMatrix NEO® is a versatile polymer modified gypsum system that has superior physical and performance properties

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Lifecasting Tutorial: Partially Clothed Female Torso Mold and Bronze Cold Casting

Lifecasting Tutorial: Partially Clothed Female Torso Mold and Bronze Cold Casting

In this video tutorial, we show how to make a mold of a female torso using Body Double Lifecasting Silicone

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Coloring duoMatrix™ NEO Using Buddy Rhodes Pure Collection Powdered Pigments

Coloring duoMatrix™ NEO Using Buddy Rhodes Pure Collection Powdered Pigments

Buddy Rhodes Pure Collection Powdered Pigments can add vibrant color effects to duoMatrix NEO polymer-modified gypsum.

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How to Make a 2 Piece Core Mold: Concrete Urn Example

How to Make a 2 Piece Core Mold: Concrete Urn Example

This tutorial outlines the steps for creating a two-piece cored mold using Reoflex® 40 urethane rubber from Smooth-On.

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What Have Other People Done With These Products?

Adding A Creative Spark To Fireplace Surrounds

Adding A Creative Spark To Fireplace Surrounds

Colleen Boddez’ unique ability to fuse architecture and sculpture turns ordinary fireplace surrounds into extraordinary works of art, making them the centerpiece of any home.

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Atlantis Theme Park Hotel and Resort

Atlantis Theme Park Hotel and Resort

As many of the exterior ornament pieces at the Atlantis Theme Park Hotel and Resort in the Bahamas were conceived and fabricated by MJM Studios in S. Kearney, New Jersey.

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Theming Las Vegas: Smooth-On Products Used at Luxor Hotel & Casino

Theming Las Vegas: Smooth-On Products Used at Luxor Hotel & Casino

The Luxor is one of Las Vegas' best known hotels and casinos with its stunning Egyptian themed elements made with Smooth-On rubbers,

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On the Set of 'The Santa Clause 2'

On the Set of 'The Santa Clause 2'

After the success of the original 'The Santa Clause', it was only natural that the second installment be bigger and better than the original.

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Guy Tedesco Gallery

Guy Tedesco Gallery

Guy Tedesco is an artist and sculptor living in Mount St. Francis, Indiana.

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The Many Faces Of Guy Louis XVI

The Many Faces Of Guy Louis XVI

It is simply impossible to readily discern that Guy's figures are not alive.

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A New Architectural Use for duoMatrix™ NEO

A New Architectural Use for duoMatrix™ NEO

After testing, J and J found duoMatrix® NEO had the optimal performance properties

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Rejuvenating the Landmark Russian Tea Room

Rejuvenating the Landmark Russian Tea Room

Felber Ornamental Plastering produced highly detailed interior & exterior decorative elements.

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