How To Make a Silicone Mold of a Prototype Using Smooth‑Sil™ 960


In this tutorial, we show the process of creating a very high accuracy silicone mold using Smooth-Sil™ 960 platinum cure silicone.  The resulting mold has extremely high accuracy.  An impact resistant prototype is cast using TASK™ 3 urethane resin.

Materials Used in this Tutorial

  • Smooth-Sil™ 960 Platinum Silicone
  • Wood Baseboard and Supports
  • Acrylic Mold Walls
  • Super Instant™ Epoxy
  • Sonite™ Wax
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Mixing Containers and Sticks
  • Vacuum Chamber
  • TASK™ 3 Urethane Resin