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Mold Release Recommendations

 

Mold Release Chart

CASTING MOLD MATERIAL
MATERIAL PLASTER ALGINATE LATEX POLYURETHANE SILICONE METAL
             
SLIP CASTING PROCESS            
Clay Slip None * * * * *
Neoprene Rubber None * * * * *
Latex None * PVA and Wax * None None
             
             
HOT MELT PROCESS            
Waxes * * None ArtLube-100 None *
Hot Melt Rubber None * None ArtLube-100 None None
Hot Melt Glue Water Dip * * ArtLube-100 None *
Plasticine Clays Laquer +
PVA + Talc
* None ArtLube-100 None *
Vinyl Rubber None * None ArtLube-100 None None
             
             
GYPSUM PLASTERS            
Plaster Petroleum Jelly or
Green Soap or Wax
None None ArtLube-100 None Petroleum Jelly or
Green Soap or
             
             
POLYESTER RESIN            
Polyester Casting
Resin
Laquer + PVA +
Talc + PVA + Wax
* PVA and Wax ArtLube-100 None Petroleum Jelly
Fiberglass Laquer + PVA +
Talc + PVA + Wax
* PVA ArtLube-100 None Petroleum Jelly
WEP Water/Resin Casting Laquer + PVA +
Wax
* None ArtLube-100 None Petroleum Jelly
             
             
POLYURETHANE RESIN            
RTV Polyurethanes Laquer + PVA +
Talc + PVA + Wax
* PVA + Talc +
PVA + Wax
ArtLube-100 None PVA + Talc +
PVA + Wax
Polyurethane Foams Laquer + PVA +
Talc + PVA + Wax
* PVA + Talc +
PVA + Wax
ArtLube-100 None PVA + Talc +
PVA + Wax
             
* Not recommended molding material as the materials are not compatible with each other.
PVA=Polyvinyl Alcohol

RELEASE AGENTS

 

PVA
PVA
ARTLUBE
ARTLUBE
LIQUID SOAP
GREEN SOAP
PETROLEUM JELLY
PETROLEUM JELLY
LACQUER
LACQUER
TALC
TALC