Please note: We do our best to ensure that this material estimator is accurate. However, Smooth-On offers no warranty either expressed or implied regarding the accuracy/reliability of this information. Smooth-On assumes no liability for loss or damage associated with use of material estimators. If this is a critical project, we encourage you to verify estimator results using the long-hand method of correlating the volumetric yield of the material with mold cavity. You can also contact us for assistance.
Silicone Rubber - Platinum Cure
Also known as addition-cure silicone, platinums exhibit the lowest long-term shrinkage and have the longest library life of all mold rubbers (with a price tag to match). While good for making molds for casting a variety of materials, platinums also have application and physical properties that other rubbers do not. As a result, they are used for other applications. For example, some are certified "skin safe" and can be applied directly to human skin. They are also used for making prosthetic and orthotic devices, skin safe appliances and effects, etc. Some are certified "food safe" for culinary applications.
Ecoflex™ GEL is an extremely soft, platinum silicone rubber gel specifically designed for creating silicone makeup appliances, for cushioning, creating gaskets, encapsulation, and other applications requiring a very soft silicone material.