Back to TechShop San Jose Class Catalog
FAB107: Silicone RTV Moldmaking and Casting Basics
Class Number 313-51071

Learn how to work with silicone RTV (room temperature vulcanization), make a small mold using a plastic cup, see how more advanced molds are made, and even cast your own part in urethane resin!

In this introductory class, you will learn to make a silicone RTV mold from a small part or pre-made plug. You will makea single-sided mold of a quarter or other small, simple part. You will also examine two-sided mold making, adding registration "buttons" and slicing the mold. You will then cast resin in an RTV mold, learning tips and tricks to mixing and pouring resin and other substances to create final pieces from a silicone RTV mold.

Designed for the beginner, this class shows how easy it is to build molds with silicone RTV.

TechShop Location: TechShop San Jose
Room / Area: Main Workshop
Instructor: Tom Twohy
 
Class Date: Saturday, Jul 19, 2014
Start Time: 2:30 PM
Class Length: 2 Hours
 
Member Price: $60.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
Non-member Price: $75.00
Lab Fee: $20.00
 
Age Range: 12 and Up (Contact the store to register students under 13.)
Must Attend with Parent: 12 through 15
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 4
Current Students: 4
Seats Left: 0
Sorry, this Class is Full! But We Have Another "Silicone RTV Moldmaking and Casting Basics" Class with Seats Still Available:

Saturday, 9/20/2014 Silicone RTV Moldmaking and Casting Basics