Vacuum Casting Materials
Below you will find a list of the most common casting resins that we use at Star Rapid. If you have special requirements that are not addressed here, just let us know and we can special order any commercially available resin. For more detailed technical specifications of the below materials, download our vacuum casting material PDF.
Details On Vacuum Casting
|STAR-PU Transparent Rubber||Transparent rubber substitute. Variable hardness, 40 – 70 Shore A. Translucent colors possible.||(Hei-Cast)
|STAR-PU ABS||Flame retardant resin (UL94-V0 specification)||(Hei-Cast) 8263|
|STAR-PU Silicone||Translucent silicone that can be used as VC mold tool and also to fabricate VC part.||ESSIL 296|
|STAR-PU Silicone||Translucent and Food Grade. It is a platinum cured silicone.||HY-E635|
|STAR-PU High-Temp ABS 120C||High temp, most popular ABS compound in the EU. Auto/medical/chemically stable – up to 40 parts per silicone tool.||PX 223-HT|
|STAR-PU PC||Transparent. Mainly simulates filled ABS or PC.||PX 527|
|STAR-PU Classic ABS||This is the classic and most popular ABS compound.||UP 4280|
|STAR-PU Classic PP||PP resin compound – living hinges possible (typically 30 to 50 bends before breaking).||UP 5690|
|STAR-PU PMMA (Acrylic)||UV stable. Great for glossy, clear parts. Can be tinted or colored. This is the classic acrylic substitute.||UPX 5210|
|STAR-PU Rubber||Rubber/TPE resin. Variable hardness, 40 – 85 Shore A. Can be over-molded.|
Star Rapid Vacuum Casting Services
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