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Applications

Polytek® manufactures a versatile line of liquid mold rubbers, liquid casting plastics, casting foams and other specialty molding and casting materials. These products are used across many industries and applications.

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Concrete Casting

Polytek® liquid mold rubbers are used to manufacture a variety of precast products and tools: cast stone veneer, flexible form liners for large precast panels, block-outs & hole formers, stamps & texture mats, countertops & edging, site furnishings & décor (e.g., furniture, planters, tiles), hardscape (e.g., pavers, stepping stones, retaining wall block, and architectural precast (e.g., brackets, balusters, columns). Use casting resins for hardcoating various substrates. Learn more…

Sculpture, Foundry & Figurines

Polytek® liquid mold rubbers and casting plastics are used extensively in the reproduction of figurative sculpture (from miniature to monumental). Learn more…

Special FX Prosthetics

PlatSil® Gels are platinum-cured silicone rubbers that have become the industry standard for making state-of-the-art theatrical prosthetic appliances for use in film, theater and television.  Learn more…

Prop Making

A wide variety of effects and objects can be created using Polytek® materials, including faux glass objects, breakaway glass (PlatSil® SiliGlass), faux bronze objects, lightweight foam props, life-like silicone props, safe weapon props, historical object reproduction, scenery and much more. Learn more...

Architectural Reproduction & Restoration

Use Polytek® liquid mold rubbers to make molds of architectural elements and then cast reproductions out of materials such as concrete, GFRC, plaster or fiberglass. Also use to make molds of damaged elements for restoration. Learn more…

Foam & Plastic Millwork & Ornamentation

Use Polytek® liquid mold rubbers and casting foams/flexible resins to cast decorative millwork and architectural décor elements. Learn more…

Plaster Millwork & Ornamentation

Use Polytek® liquid mold rubbers to cast decorative plaster millwork and architectural décor elements. Learn more…

Theming, Display & Décor

Use Polytek® products to create displays, scenery and decor for retail outlets, theme parts, hotel, haunted attractions, museums, zoos and more. Learn more…

Prototyping

Use Polytek® materials to create prototypes or functional parts quickly from design to completion. Learn more…

Life Casting

Replicate the human body with contact-safe PlatSil® Gel silicones, alginate-based Hydrogel® or Poly SkinWax. Learn more…

Candle Making

Create custom candles with Polytek® polyurethane or silicone mold rubbers. Learn more…

Soap Making

Create custom soap shapes and textures with Polytek® polyurethane or silicone mold rubbers. Learn more…

Model Making

Model makers use a variety of Polytek® materials to bring their ideas to life, from scale models to life-size replications. Learn more…

Industrial

Replicate parts or create custom industrial tools and parts with Polytek® materials. Learn more…

Crafts & Hobby

Create custom pieces of artwork, jewelry, tools and much more using Polytek® products. 1A:1B mix ratio products are great for beginners. Learn more...

Taxidermy

Replicate animals and themed environments with Polytek® liquid mold rubbers, casting plastics and foams. Learn more…