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Create-A-Mold LifeCast Molding Powder - 1lb (Step 1)
Alginate Impression Material Craft Molding Powder

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Price: $11.95

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Product Code: 1309


Contents: 1lb (454g) of our superior quality Create-A-Mold™ craft molding powder [Step 1]*. There is no need for timing with this unique color changing impression material formula. The mixture changes from lavender to pink while mixing and turns white when it is ready for molding.

    • Set time: 3-4 minute average. [The exact time is dependent upon water temperature & water amount.]
    • Dust-free; Color-changing
    • Alginate Based; Non-Toxic; Hypo-Allergenic
    • Crystalline Silica Free
    • Once opened, expires approximately 3yrs from date of purchase. (The specific date will be provided on the label). If left in the foil bag, that time is at least double.

Yield per 1 lb of Powder: About 9 cups (72 fl.oz. or 2.15L) of material

Average Mix Ratio: 3.5 to 1 (water to powder) by weight [OR about a 1 to 1 ratio by volume if the powder is not compressed or packed when measured]

If purchasing stone to go with this, the following is an estimate: you will need about equal amounts (by weight) for infant castings and double the amounts for adult hands. Other types of castings usually fall somewhere in between. Basic mixing directions included. Note: If you will be mixing more than 1lb at one time, it is best to use a small mechanical (preferably electric) hand mixer of some sort.

Life Casting & Create-A-Mold Usage FAQs
Bulk Materials FAQs (How much product is needed, etc)

Manufactured in the United States

*Note: This is a molding compound manufactured and labeled for use in the arts and crafts industry. For an alginate formula intended for use as a dental product, please see a medical or dental supplier.

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 11 Write a review »

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Very Good September 22, 2016
Reviewer: Marty L.  
This alginate is helpful for live face casts. It changes colors to warn you how much time you have to use it. If water is too warm, it goes to full gel in only about 90 seconds. When I used cool water, it went from the lavender stage to the pink stage while I was applying it for about 3 minutes. Then it hit the white color shortly before it all gelled into a solid.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
worked perfect when i used warm water September 27, 2015
Reviewer: shygyetn  
Mixture is 1:1 when done by volume. Mine worked perfect when i used warm water. Made the mistake of using cold once messed ot up and took way to long to set.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Great July 20, 2015
Reviewer: Jonathan  
Used this to cast my nephews entire foot and it works perfectly. I also used it to do several other body parts and it did great on them too. It has a nice scent and the color changing to see if it is mixed is a great feature!

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Best Ever July 15, 2015
Reviewer: David F. from San Antonio, TX  
Best molding experience ever. I was so amazed at the efficiency that this product possesses. It literally catches every single minute detail; add to that the fact that the mold changes colors to let you know its ready, it is a total deal! I seriously loved using this mold it was absolutely fun, and I cannot wait to do more projects with it.

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Works Great! July 14, 2015
Reviewer: MSG  
The mold was effortless to use. The end result detail was accurate enough for fingerprints! The color change was a huge help.

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