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Products > Alginates

The preferred choice of E F/X and lifecasting artists, taxiderists and prosthetics makers worldwide. We offer four alginate formulas. One is just perfect for your application. Use the tables below to select the alginate formula that fits your application. All of our alginates are skin-safe and hypoallergenic, too. Heres a great idea! Try Algislo. It is great studio product to adjust set times, bond alginate layers and disolve alginate surfaces to apply fiber, see Additives.

ALGINATE
SELECTION TABLE
 
 
Product Grade Set Time Best Use
Hollywood Impressions® Dental 2-3 min. Teeth, baby's hands, small parts
MoldGel Regular Set® Prosthetic 4-5 min. Taxidermy, hands, body parts
MoldGel Slow Set® Prosthetic 7-8 min. Larger body parts, torsos, heads
FiberGel® E F/X 5-6 min. Where strength and tear resistance are critical

RECOMMENDED
QUANTITY TABLE
Body Part Amount Body Part Amount
Baby hand or foot 1/3-lb.  Full Torso - front and back 3-lb.
Adult hand or foot 1-lb.  Arm to shoulder 1-1/2-lb.
Face without ears 1-lb.  Buttocks 3/4-lb.
Full head and shoulders 2-2.5-lb.  Intimate areas 1/2-lb.
Front torso 1-1 1/2-lb.  Full body 15-lb.

The above quantities are estimates only. If your molding container is larger you will use more alginate. If your model is small or larger than average the quantity will also vary.

 

   HOLLYWOOD IMPRESSIONS DENTAL GRADE ALGINATE

Developed for our customers by popular request from our ArtMolds' dealers, Hollywood Impressions is a superior quality Dental Grade alginate with a set time of approximately 2-3 minutes.
Price: $15.95
Weight: 1 lbs.
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   FIBERGEL E F/X GRADE ALGINATE

E F/X grade alginate is 40% stronger than any other alginate on the market. Set Time - 4-5 minutes. It is formulated for delayed shrinkage so casting is not immediate. Resists rips and tears like no other alginate because it contains a duo fiber matrix yet it provide the sharpest detail.
Price: $17.95
Weight: 1 lbs.
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   MOLDGEL REGULAR SET PROSTHETIC GRADE ALGINATE

MoldGel - Regular Set alginate will also mixes easily into a smooth, creamy consistency providing minute detail down to the fingerprints. Regular set sets in approximately 3-5 minutes, This is the choice for smaller applications such as hands, feet and faces.
Price: $15.95
Weight: 1 lbs.
Unit:
 
   MOLDGEL SLOSET PROSTHETIC GRADE ALIGINATE

MoldGel™ - SloSet -8-9 minutes gradual set time! Unique in its characteristics. MoldGel SloSet alginate will mix easily into a smooth, creamy consistency providing minute detail down to the fingerprints.
Price: $15.95
Weight: 1 lbs.
Unit:
 
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