Mold Max® Series

Mold Max® Series

Tin Cure Silicone Mold Making Rubber

Mold Max® Series

Mold Max® RTV silicone rubbers will reproduce the finest detail from a variety of industrial and art related applications including reproducing prototypes, furniture, sculpture and architectural elements. Use them to cast a variety of materials including wax, gypsum, low melt alloys/metals and urethane, epoxy or polyester resins (without using a release agent).

Technical Information & More

HIGHLIGHTS

Mold Max® 10, 20, 25, 30 and 40

There is No Better Silicone Value

Mold Max® 10, 20, 25, 30 and 40

Mold Max® 10, 20, 25, 30 and 40

There is No Better Silicone Value

Used in various production applications from small to large scale like making architectural elements. Mold Max® 10, 20, 25 and 30 silicone can be thickened with THI-VEX® additive for brush-on applications.

High Tear Strength High Tear Strength
Gram Scale Is Required Gram Scale Is Required
Recommend Vacuum Degassing Recommend Vacuum Degassing

Mold Max® XLS® II

eXtra Low-Shrinkage

Mold Max® XLS® II

Mold Max® XLS® II

eXtra Low-Shrinkage

Exhibits very low long-term shrinkage. XLS® II molds last longer than other silicones in production when casting chemically harsh resins such as epoxies and polyesters as well as urethane foams.

Low Shrinkage Low Shrinkage
Gram Scale Is Required Gram Scale Is Required
Recommend Vacuum Degassing Recommend Vacuum Degassing

Mold Max® 14NV

Low Viscosity

Mold Max® 14NV

Mold Max® 14NV

Low Viscosity

Offers low viscosity, fast cure and long library life. Mold Max® 14 NV does not require vacuum degassing and will reproduce the finest detail.

Low Viscosity Low Viscosity
Gram Scale Is Required Gram Scale Is Required
No Vacuum Degassing No Vacuum Degassing

Mold Max® STROKE

Brushable Silicone

Mold Max® STROKE

Mold Max® STROKE

Brushable Silicone

Self-thickens for making fast brush-on molds of almost any model. 4 thin layers is all that is necessary to make a strong and durable production mold for casting wax, gypsum, concrete or resins.

Brushable Application Brushable Application
High Tear Strength High Tear Strength
Gram Scale Is Required Gram Scale Is Required

Mold Max® T Series

Translucent Silicone Rubber

Mold Max® T Series

Mold Max® T Series

Translucent Silicone Rubber

Mold Max® 10T, 15T and 27T allow for an infinite number of color effects that can be achieved by adding Silc Pig® silicone pigments, Ignite® liquid fluorescent colorants or Cast Magic® powders.

Easy to Color Easy to Color
Gram Scale Is Required Gram Scale Is Required
Recommend Vacuum Degassing Recommend Vacuum Degassing

Mold Max® 60

Heat Resistant Silicone

Mold Max® 60

Mold Max® 60

Heat Resistant Silicone

Formulated for applications requiring high heat resistance (up to 560°F/294°C) including making foundry patterns, flat pattern reproductions and casting low-melt metal alloys such as tin and pewter.

High Heat Resistant High Heat Resistant
Gram Scale Is Required Gram Scale Is Required
Recommend Vacuum Degassing Recommend Vacuum Degassing

Technical and Buying Information

Select a Product Below Hardness Pot Life Cure Time Color
 Mold Max® 10 10 A 45 mins 24 hrs Light Pink
 Mold Max® 20 20 A 45 mins 24 hrs Light Pink
 Mold Max® 25 25 A 60 mins 24 hrs Purple
 Mold Max® 30 30 A 45 mins 24 hrs Pink
 Mold Max® 40 40 A 45 mins 24 hrs Mint Green
 Mold Max® 14NV 14 A 40 mins 4 hrs White
 Mold Max® 10T 10 A 45 mins 24 hrs Translucent
 Mold Max® 15T 15 A 45 mins 24 hrs Translucent
 Mold Max® 27T 27 A 45 mins 24 hrs Translucent
 Mold Max® STROKE® 30 A 30 mins 16 hrs White
 Mold Max® 60 60 A 40 mins 24 hrs Red
 Mold Max® XLS® II 30 A 40 mins 24 hrs Blue

VIDEOS and GALLERIES

Step-by-Step How-To Articles

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How to Double Mix and Pour Mold Max® 14NV Silicone

How to Double Mix and Pour Mold Max® 14NV Silicone

Inadequate mixing is the number one reason for silicone rubber not curing. This video demonstrates the double mix and pour technique.

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How To Measure Silicone By Weight - Mold Max® 20

How To Measure Silicone By Weight - Mold Max® 20

How to use a gram scale to accurately weigh rubbers, plastics and other materials.

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How To Vacuum Degas Silicone - Mold Max® 30

How To Vacuum Degas Silicone - Mold Max® 30

How to vacuum silicone to eliminate entrapped air and remove bubbles from your finished mold or casting.

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Casting Pewter Into Mold Max® 60

Casting Pewter Into Mold Max® 60

Mold Max® 60 was developed for high-heat resistance applications.

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Making a 2 Part Mold of an Antique Rifle

Making a 2 Part Mold of an Antique Rifle

How to make a two piece silicone block mold of an antique Kentucky long rifle

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Creating a 2-Part Silicone Mold

Creating a 2-Part Silicone Mold

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

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Molding and Rotocasting a Wooden Sculpture

Molding and Rotocasting a Wooden Sculpture

Learn how Dennis Collier Studios molds and casts stunning carved wood pieces

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Venting a Silicone Mold to Eliminate Bubbles In Casting

Venting a Silicone Mold to Eliminate Bubbles In Casting

This sequence chronicles Mr. Ross's process in successfully reproducing this model using an advanced mold making technique.

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Making a 2-Part Mold of an Architectural Bracket

Making 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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Making a Star Trek Klingon Disruptor with Mold Max® Silicone and Smooth-Cast®

Making a Star Trek Klingon Disruptor with Mold Max® Silicone and Smooth-Cast®

This tutorial outlines making a mold of a replica Klingon Disruptor pistol from the Star Trek television series.

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Making a 2 Piece Silicone Mold to Cast a Police Baton Prop

Making a 2 Piece Silicone Mold to Cast a Police Baton Prop

This step-by-step tutorial shows the process of making a two-piece block mold from a police baton using Mold Max® 30 silicone rubber. It also shows how to cast a reproduction using TASK 13 semi-rigid resin.

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Molding & Casting An Alligator Snapping Turtle

Molding & Casting An Alligator Snapping Turtle

Wildlife Art Creations chronicled their processes used to make exact duplicates of this dinosaur.

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Antler Reproductions Using Reverse Molding

Antler Reproductions Using Reverse Molding

In this how-to, Tony Breedlove uses a cavity pour technique that yields perfect antler castings every time.

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How To Make a Breakaway Glass Window Pane

How To Make a Breakaway Glass Window Pane

This tutorial takes you step-by-step through the process of making a large window pane suitable for using as a breakaway glass prop for stage or movie special effects.

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Making a Block Mold of a Four Legged Animal

Making a Block Mold of a Four Legged Animal

This howto shows where to properly place air vents and also where to make your extraction cut line.

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Creating A Cavity Pour Mold Using Mold Max® 30

Creating A Cavity Pour Mold Using Mold Max® 30

Creating A Cavity Pour Mold Using Mold Max® 30

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What Have Other People Done With These Products?

Reaching for New Heights with Smooth-Cast® 320 Liquid Plastic

Reaching for New Heights with Smooth-Cast® 320 Liquid Plastic

Smooth-On has been a supplier to manufacturers of sports and recreational equipment for years. An example of such products involves Indoor Rock Climbing Gyms.

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Red Buses of Glacier National Park Restored with Crystal Clear®

Red Buses of Glacier National Park Restored with Crystal Clear®

A recent Crystal Clear™ industrial application involved Ford Motor Company's restoration of "The Red Buses Of Glacier National Park" in Montana.

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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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Sand Casting Patterns made with Mold Max® XLS

Sand Casting Patterns made with Mold Max® XLS

In the process of sand casting, a pattern is a replica of the original object to be cast.

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Miniature Realism Created By Robert

Miniature Realism Created By Robert

Robert's custom cast resin action figure accessories are well know for their ultimate detail.

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Labor of Love for the Tall Masts

Labor of Love for the Tall Masts

Ken Gardiner started making models 39 years ago as a hobby based on what he learned from his father. About eight years later, Ken decided it might be worthwhile making a living out of it.

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A Pillow for the Masses

A Pillow for the Masses

AC Worx Orthopedic, LLC of Crookston, Minnesota was recently developing a concept for an orthopedic pillow based on a design by a surgeon intended to alleviate pain for spinal cord injury patients.

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Puppets Come To Life At Waken Productions

Puppets Come To Life At Waken Productions

Waken Productions, Inc. was spawned from a successful machine design company.

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Ultra Miniature Aircraft Accessories By Modern Hobbies LLC

Ultra Miniature Aircraft Accessories By Modern Hobbies LLC

Modern Hobbies LLC® is THE place for "Small Scale" jet modelers looking for rare, hard to find items to outfit their modern military aircraft.

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Gary Willett's Animatronic Monster Comes To Life!

Gary Willett's Animatronic Monster Comes To Life!

Gary has turned a part time hobby into a full-fledged lifelike animatronic.

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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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Reconstructing a Stone-Age Embrace

Reconstructing a Stone-Age Embrace

Paleoartist Tyler Keillor brought a "paleo-trifecta" of art, science and innovation to bear in order to help reconstruct this ancient scene.

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U.C. Fab's Animatronic Zombie

U.C. Fab's Animatronic Zombie

From a small squirrel to a giant T-Rex that is 20 feet tall, U.C. Fab can create it.

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Making Spirits Bright

Making Spirits Bright

Creating a world class display that would be viewed by millions of visitors to New York City’s Christmas Wonderland.

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Molding an Original Ghostbusters® Prop

Molding an Original Ghostbusters® Prop

Artist Paul Francis shows how he reproduces an original Terror Dog from Ghostbusters®

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Betting It All On The Rocks

Betting It All On The Rocks

Employing the right materials to meet an impossible deadline.

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Freeze Cast Process uses Smooth-On Rubber for Precision Casting

Freeze Cast Process uses Smooth-On Rubber for Precision Casting

Rubber molds can be made quickly and will accommodate the expansion of water during the freezing process.

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Themed Rock Display at New York Auto Show

Themed Rock Display at New York Auto Show

Two scenic companies collaborated on a project to launch the new Jeep Liberty

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Restoring a 300 Year Old Plaster Frame

Restoring a 300 Year Old Plaster Frame

In this example, a plaster frame is reproduced using Mold Max® 10 silicone.

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Animatronic Zombie Made Using Mold Max® 10T Silicone

Animatronic Zombie Made Using Mold Max® 10T Silicone

MisteRoboto has created an extremely realistic zombie animatronic using Mold Max® 10T

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Sculptor James Day Expresses His Visionary Realism

Sculptor James Day Expresses His Visionary Realism

James uses PMC®-744, OOMOO® 30 and Mold Max® 30 rubber

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