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Tutorials & Videos

Find Polytek® tutorials based on Product Type, Application or Mold Making and Casting Technique.
Architectural Restoration: Making a Rubber Mold of a Plaster Column

This video tutorial features the making of a brush-on rubber site mold.

How to Make a Rubber Mold to Cast Concrete Pavers/Stepping Stones

This video tutorial details the process of making a Poly 75-70 polyurethane rubber mold of a concrete stepping stone.

Casting “Warped” Concrete Tables in Rubber Molds

This video tutorial details the process of casting side-by-side “warped” concrete tables in a Polytek® Poly 74-45 polyurethane rubber mold.

How to Bend or Warp Decorative Concrete in Rubber Molds

This video tutorial details the process of casting warped decorative concrete elements in rubber molds made from our liquid mold rubber.

How to Make Silicone Molds for Casting Wax Candles

This video tutorial details the process of making three molds using PlatSil® 73-25, a platinum silicone mold rubber.

Lifecasting: PlatSil® Gel-25 Face Cast

PlatSil® Gel-25 is a contact-safe, platinum-cured silicone that is most often used for making prosthetic appliances, lifecasting and mold making. 

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How to Make a Concrete Log Mold

This video tutorial details the process of making a FormRub 35 rubber mold of a log in order to cast concrete stools.

Concrete Mold Making - Starter Kit Tutorial

Use this Concrete Mold Making Starter Kit to make your first rubber mold for a small-scale, concrete casting project of your choosing.

Concrete Casting: Hardscape Rubber Mold Design
Mold design has a great impact on production efficiency and product quality.
How to Make Wood-Textured Concrete Stools
The following tutorial details the process of making a polyurethane rubber mold of a log that will be used to cast concrete stools.