Shrinking a Casting using NOVOCS Silicone Solvent

Overview

Shrinking a model is a common request from users of mold making and casting materials. The challenge is to shrink a model uniformly and with a high degree of predictability. The procedure should also be repeatable. Overview; A user can shrink a silicone rubber mold 18% - 22% by mixing NOVOCS silicone solvent with the silicone.

Materials Used in this Tutorial

Step 1: Gathering Materials / Preparing Model for Molding