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EnvironMolds Donates Reproduced Parts to Restore Grand Old Stern Wheeler

By Ed McCormick 2 months ago 47 Views No comments

Mold and casting materials company EnvironMolds has taken on a specialized reproduction project for the Ohio History Connection.It is creating and donating parts for the restoration of the last stern wheeler steam tow boat in the USA,the 1918 W. P. Snyder, Jr.

Sodium Silicate – Handle With Care

By Adams Xiao 4 months ago 120 Views No comments

Sodium silicate is a multipurpose and handy material for artists. However, it has to be handled carefully to avoid any harmful side-effects.

Tips for Using Alginate Molding Powder

By Ed McCormick 8 months ago 172 Views No comments

Alginate is a popular powder for molding, given that it is nontoxic and biodegradable, making it perfect for your more sensitive projects, like creating casts of your baby's feet or hands. As with most projects, it usually pays to think ahead so that you don't waste time or supplies with a lot of do-overs.

Guidelines for Making Molds with Hand Casting Kits

By Ed McCormick 8 months ago 171 Views No comments

Creating powder casts can make a fun project and a meaningful memento at the same time. Many people use them to make casts of their babies' hands or feet, but they can be used in a lot of creative ways. It can also be an easy process as long as you follow instructions carefully. Here we have a brief overview for you before go shopping for body casting kits.

Producing the Key Ingredient in Alginate Impression Material

By Ed McCormick 1 years ago 407 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 1 years ago 407 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:


DIY Agar-Moulage for Life Casting

By Ed McCormick 2 years ago 415 Views 2 comments

Moulage is the French word for molding . But it is also the name for a popular reusable mold making product. It is made in part from agar agar, which is extracted from seaweed. Moulage brand mold making material is an old-timey formula evolved from a reversible hydrocolloid impression material. More importantly it is a reusable and skin-safe in which the solid material is heated until it melts and then applied to the skin or poured into a mold box. Agar agar formulas have been popular dental mold making materials for almost a century. It was developed in Austria in 1925, and has been used in dentistry until dental alginate impression materials became widespread.