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    Casting compound - looking for alternatives - any suggestions.

    Hello

    Are there any alternative casting compounds that are not as expensive as this one.

    Thanks

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    Thank you for posting.


    I need to metion where I am using this compound.

    Each time I use about a spoonful.

    It needs to retain shape when removed from cavities or holes.

    I machine parts and sometimes I need take an impression of the features to measure radii and angles on optical comparator.

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    Try miapoxy.com formerly called hobbycast. They have decent prices and its available in many set times.

    Ben

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhurts View Post
    Try miapoxy.com formerly called hobbycast. They have decent prices and its available in many set times.

    Ben
    Thank you Ben

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    Mostly forgotten but alginate may work, as well as gelatine.
    Will not last forever but both have been used in stead of where rubber is mostly used these days.
    If you store it well i think gelatine can be reused by heating it again.
    Sven
    http://www.puresven.com/?q=building-cnc-router

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