SORTA-Clear® Series

SORTA-Clear® Series

Water Translucent Silicone Rubber

SORTA-Clear® Series

SORTA-Clear® Series rubbers are premium water white translucent silicone rubbers (platinum catalyst) which cure at room temperature with negligible shrinkage and feature high tensile and tear strength. Materials such as urethane, epoxy or polyester resins can be cast into SORTA-Clear® silicone without application of a release agent. Other materials such as wax and low melt metal alloys can also be cast into SORTA-Clear®.

Technical Information & More

HIGHLIGHTS

High Clarity

High Clarity

High Clarity

Ideal for making prototype, jewelry or other molds of any configuration where model visibility is important (i.e. extracting a model from the mold via cutting). SORTA-Clear® 18 and 40 require a gram scale for measuring.

High Tear Strength High Tear Strength

Food Safe

Food Safe

Food Safe

SORTA-Clear® silicones are suitable for making molds for baking, casting ice, butter or chocolate and other applications used to produce food.

Certified Food Safe Certified Food Safe

Technical and Buying Information

Select a Product Below Mix Ratio By Volume Mix Ratio By Weight Hardness Pot Life Cure Time
 SORTA-Clear® 18 N/A 100A:10B 18 A 60 mins 24 hrs
 SORTA-Clear® 37 1A:1B 1A:1B 37 A 25 mins 4 hrs
 SORTA-Clear® 40 N/A 100A:10B 40 A 60 mins 16 hrs

VIDEOS and GALLERIES

Step-by-Step How-To Articles

Making a 2 Part Trigger Guard Mold

Making a 2 Part Trigger Guard Mold

A two-part mold is made of a flintlock pistol trigger guard using SORTA-Clear® 37 Silicone for the lost-wax process.

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How To Use a Glue Shim on a Challenging Model

How To Use a Glue Shim on a Challenging Model

One of the most common questions we're asked is how to create a mold from an original model that has a pass-through.

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What Have Other People Done With These Products?

Heart to Heart With Smooth-On® Silicones

Heart to Heart With Smooth-On® Silicones

Jesse Rios is a researcher working with the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Hospital in Houston.

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The Scarab Club 1928 Commemorative Plaque

The Scarab Club 1928 Commemorative Plaque

When Karl Denton was chosen to create a plaque for the 1928 Scarab Club costume ball, he had a very unique design in mind.

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Fossil Hunters Use SORTA-Clear® Silicone

Fossil Hunters Use SORTA-Clear® Silicone

Nelson Maniscalco and Marty Shemella are highly skilled in reproducing detailed fossils and skeletons.

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Moen Uses Smooth-On To Spark Development

Moen Uses Smooth-On To Spark Development

Moen uses the full spectrum of Smooth-On tin and platinum-based silicone rubbers to develop and refine proposed design

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