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Paul R. Barnes – FX Masters

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 by

I recently had the opportunity to use an MPK  silicone on a job  for the Fox pilot “Sons of Anarchy”. My company, FX Masters, was brought on to create a preemie baby rod puppet. As the puppet had to move freely, I plasticized the silicone 30%. As with any silicone that’s been plasticized, I was anxious

James Hakola – Mr. Dandy.com

Sunday, 08 February 2015 by

MPK’s resins and silicones are of the highest quality , and meet all my needs for production. Every batch is consistent and always performs with the reliability I need as a commercial production shop MPK-70-180 is the best modeler friendly resin I have ever used. It sands the most easily and is strong and flexible

Steve Wang – Biomorphs, Inc.

Monday, 26 January 2015 by

Thank you for introducing me to your silicones. Both myself and my staff were very pleased with the quality and performance of QM 2125 and QM Skin 30. I found the QM 2125 to perform virtually identically with other quality molding silicones I have used in the past but with better pricing and I actually

I have been working with silicone for 8 years now for molds and skin pieces. I first tried using 2125 for molds in late 2007, when my company was asked to do a make-up requiring 25 prosaide transfer injuries. It performed beautifully, capturing excellent detail and our molds cured at standard hardness in only 2

WEBSITE: www.build-stuff.com

Monday, 24 March 2014 by

This website “build-stuff.com” has BOOKS , VIDEOS & DVD’S -for making Silicone & Latex Molds , Casting , Vacuum Forming and other stuff – a great resource.

This page shows you step by step how to build a mold and then to make a casting using resin.

How to Make a Silicone Mold

Monday, 24 March 2014 by

For first time mold makers, this page tells you the basic types of molds and how to make a simple mold. We recommend you make a small mold for practice before attempting to mold a valuable piece.

  Since one needs a mold before one can properly assess casting resin, let’s start with the Hobby Silicone product. Using a 2 lb. tub of firm-formula silicone with the purple catalyst, I created several molds to test an assortment of shapes and sizes (My primary focus is 1:700 scale ships and 1:48 scale aircraft,

Matt Burnett – Monkeyclaw models

Monday, 24 March 2014 by

Hobbysilicone provides me the opportunity to make better silicone molds and resin parts! I know what I like; and Hobbysilicone is IT.  I am able to work year round, without concern for temperature or humidity, to provide my customers with quality resin parts. MPK always takes care of me, and that’s what keeps me coming

Living, as I do, on the other side of the world in a place where the range of resins and silicone rubbers available locally is very limited I have been delighted to strike up a commercial relationship with Hobby Silicones who have proven to be an important resource for me in helping to sort out

Norman Piatt aka Kitman

Monday, 24 March 2014 by

Norman Piatt aka Kitman Owner of Paradoxx Resin Kitbuilders staff writer I’ve been using Hobby Silicone products for about 6 years. Michael’s products are of the highest quality and easy to use. The level of detail you get out of the silicone and resin is outstanding. I produced kits using Hobby Silicone products for Gore

Alex Rivera – Falcon Designs

Monday, 24 March 2014 by

from By Alex Rivera Falcon Designs “The Best in the Business, Great Products, Great Service,  all my Kits are done with Michael’s Products!” Alex Rivera

from Vincent Chiantelli Owner of Raptor Arts Studio I’ve been using Hobby Silicone products for about 4 years. His customer service and products are top notch and he is fast and very polite. I have had great results with the silicones and casting resins. I create masks, statues, maquettes, and Props for my clients as

Jeff Farley – obscureartifacts.com

Monday, 24 March 2014 by

from Jeff Farley www.obscureartifacts.com For this private client project, I used MPK Enterprises QM Skin 30 as I was looking for a product which would not only be easy to mix, but not have any painting problems that we had encountered in the past. To fill the head, I used MPK’s Flex Foam as it

from Richard VanOver http://richardvanover.blogspot.com/ Owner, Wheaty Wheat Prototyping Studios I’ve used a lot of silicones and resins in my career. One of the best suppliers for silicone and resins is MPK Enterprises. I’ve worked with a few of their silicone products 2125 Blue and green, Brushable  silicones,  and the 107 soft silicone. All of them

by: Action Figure Times

Monday, 24 March 2014 by

Action Figure Times I have been doing molding and casting in resin for about six years now, and had to learn the pitfalls of the hobby by myself. Most of the time I lucked out and things worked well. The freedom of being able to cast replacement parts for incomplete toys and casting parts to

This Video is a DIY instruction on how to make an inexpensive “Always Level” work surface which is useful for Candle Makers, casting resin, and mold makers.

This Video show how to make a mold using a common paper or plastic cup. Artist Jon Neill casts one of his detailed miniature pirate head sculpts and then casts one copy in white MPK 70 resin and a second in tinted grey MPK 70 resin to show off the details and the incredible odorless resin performance.

Using MPK-70 Polyurethane Casting Resin

Thursday, 24 October 2013 by

This Video shows Carl Hill Working with MPK-70 POLYURETHANE CASTING RESIN.

How to Make an Open Face Mold and Cast Resin

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 by

This video shows the beginner how to make an open face mold using 2125 silicone with mold master green catalyst. Then how to cast from the mold using MPK 70 casting resin.

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