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Is Life Casting Safe?

By Ed McCormick 2 days ago 3 Views No comments

It is normal to worry about the mold making material harming yours or your baby's skin.

How Long Does A Life Casting Take?

By 24 days ago 25 Views No comments


Do not shy away from getting a life cast thinking that it will take too much time to get your impressions.

Busty Sand Sculpture Causes Controversy on Cape Cod

By Ed McCormick 9 months ago 173 Views No comments

(Associated Press) YARMOUTH, Mass. — A busty mermaid sculpted from sand and placed outside a popular Cape Cod restaurant is raising eyebrows and triggering complaints.

Beyond Hyper-Realism?

By Ed McCormick 9 months ago 169 Views No comments

The Chinese artist duo Sun Yuan and Peng Yu are known for their ultra-realistic art – and way beyond. Sun Yuan and Peng Yu are two of China's most controversial artists, renown for working with extreme materials such as taxidermy, human fat tissue, live animals, and baby cadavers to deal with issues of perception, death, and the human condition.

Producing the Key Ingredient in Alginate Impression Material

By Ed McCormick 9 months ago 175 Views No comments


Alginate is an important raw material made from refined seaweed which is used in a number of industries: Such as in a wide array of medical and clinical applications. It has a number of applications in the pharmaceutical industry. In the food and beverage industry, it is used as a thickener, softener and binder. Alginate is also used for a large number of industrial applications such textiles, printer and welding. In the leisure industry it is used as a beauty treatment.

More Surprising Uses For Alginate

By Ed McCormick 9 months ago 175 Views No comments

Growing cartilage in alginate tubes

As manufacturers of a variety of skin-safe mold making materials formulated using alginate (processed seaweed), we are usually never surprised at alginate's myriad of uses. As alginates, in its various forms, are used across a wide range of industries, including the medical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries, industrial, crafting and special effects and even in the beauty spa. Yet here are the most recent new uses for alginates reported during the month of June 2016 that even surprise us. Please read on for three new ways this miracle material is being used:


Life-size Sculpture of a Whale and Calf by Sculptor, Stephen Kesler

By Ed McCormick 9 months ago 175 Views No comments

A life-size sculpture of a humpback whale and calf by sculptor, Stephen Kesler hangs in the lobby of the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper, Utah. The sculpture of the adult whale, which measures 50-feet long, was engineered to break into eight pieces to fit through aquarium's doors. The pieces were moved into the aquarium and then reassembled.