Thread: Reductions
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Old 06-04-2009, 01:24 PM
Giotto Giotto is offline
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Re: Reductions

Originally Posted by Mold Man Mike View Post
I used a shrinking urethane rubber system from Polytek Development on a 7 inch model and after 14 days the reduction is 50%. All of the detail is still there. I don't know if it is done shrinking yet. It is a fast setting product, so you have to work quickly. If this is done shrinking and it still isn't small enough for my liking, I can make a mold of this smaller model and pour more shrinking rubber in that and reduce it another %.
Wow...hi Mold man.

Did you have any problems with the product cracking ? I tried "reducit" and found I was limited to 1/2" thickness or the cracking got extreme.

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