Is there any cheap silicone?

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Is there any cheap silicone?

Postby Kingster » Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:25 am

I would like some good priced silicone for molds. Of course can't be with the best quality but I am searching for something ok for my home castings. Or something that is in "best buy" category.

I know that it depends on what I can find in my country (Greece) but I suppose you can tell me some good suggestions. Postage will be a serious pain if I must order it, but I hope a provider can bring it to me..

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Re: Is there any cheap silicone?

Postby RageofAchilles » Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:36 am

Hi,
If you can get hold of Tomps products , they are the best balance between price and quality I have come across, they are a worthwhile product if your on a tight budget, your only looking at £10 GBP per 1kg kit of their budget silicone!


http://www.tomps.com/value-budget-rtv-s ... -1079.html

You will find that postage will always be a factor when ordering casting supplies, since they are classed as hazardous materials for transport. Some delivery companies refuse to handle them. It is something you just have to live with.

hope the info helps
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Re: Is there any cheap silicone?

Postby Kingster » Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:01 am

This is quite cheap and seems great but the courier's cost can be extremely high, it doesn't even calculate it for me. I suppose I must contact em..
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Re: Is there any cheap silicone?

Postby WFRPfan » Fri Jul 10, 2015 4:02 am

yes, if you wanted large quantities.

I got some chinese RTV for about $5/Kg.
Anyway, I wasn't too happy with it.... it had a rather high viscosity and a very short pot life.
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Re: Is there any cheap silicone?

Postby Blindhorizon » Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:46 am

How many pulls can you get out of silicone like this? It does look not that bad price wise. Where are you located Kingster?
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