Help with Vacuuformed pull

Discussion in 'Replica Props' started by Padawan, Apr 17, 2006.

  1. Padawan

    Padawan New Member

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    Can anyone give me some tips on how to make a casting from a vacuumformed pull?
     
  2. Jimbo890

    Jimbo890 Well-Known Member

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    Are you trying to use the vac-pull as a negative mold? IT might help if you could give us some more details on your project.
     
  3. Padawan

    Padawan New Member

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    I'm sorry, well I don't know much about vacuumformed molds. But yes, I am using it as a negative mold. Would I have to brush vaseline on the inside? Or use some mold release? Any advice would help me out a ton, thanks so much guys.
     
  4. Fizbin

    Fizbin Well-Known Member

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    It's been my experience that you get much better pulls from a tough hollow mold, thus use either fiberglass or a high temp resin for your positives. With that said, both would require a release agent of some sort (i.e. PVA for fiberglass / silicone spray for resin).
    It would help to know what your plans are for making the mold so we can better assist you. ;)
     

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