Category - Casting XXX
this video describes the process of casting in plaster from a waste mold. It is part of the nashers materials and process teaching resource designed to describe some of the different methods. buy great products from our plaster & plasterboard category online at wickes. Plaster cloth gauze for crafts scenery molds mask art belly casting - plaster bandages strips wrap cast material tape white - extra fast setting - 4 inches x. Blicks own plaster cloth rolls of pre-shrunk cotton gauze fabric are impregnated with plaster of paris. Theyre simple to use just cut and dip strips of plaster cloth in warm water. When dry, blick plaster cloth can be sanded, painted, and sealed. Other mold making materials include plaster cloth and plaster bandages for sculpture, mask making, jewelry, and craft projects. Use mold making wax for making molds quickly, easily, and inexpensively, including french wax for lost wax casting and modeling, synthetic beeswax for advanced modeling, and microcrystalline wax. Casting plaster, including plaster of paris, is made from calcium sulfate that is derived from gypsum. Extreme heat is used to leach the water from the gypsum and create a fine powder that, when mixed with water, produces a cement-like material. This product has a slightly wider mesh opening, but it has more powdered plaster material. I have the models use vaseline - a thin coat rather than oil. I cast the mold with paper pulp so i find i need 4 layers of plaster to cover the breast area which supports the weight when i am casting. The plaster can air dry or it can be put in the microwave to dry faster. The plaster is soaked into the gauze material so you dont have to worry about adding your own plaster. The roll is 100 mm wide so you can wrap small items or wrap it several times to wrap larger items. Save money for your business by using your tax exempt or reseller id.