Alginate Contact-Safe Molding Compound

alginate-contact-safe-molding-compoundHydrogel® Mold Compound is a white powder that, after mixing with water, cures in 5 minutes to a moist, rubbery material. It is used to make molds of the face, hands, feet, torso or other parts of the human body. Used extensively by life casters worldwide as an easy-to-use product which picks up incredible detail. Safe for exterior body contact.

Use Retarder HG to extend the working time of Hydrogel.


  • Non-toxic – safe for body contact
  • Easy to use – Add water, mix and apply
  • Good reproduction of fine detail
  • Fast demold
  • Variable working time
  • Low cost

Product Literature: Technical Bulletin | Safety Data Sheets
Blog Tutorial: Body Casting Tutorial: Hydrogel® Mold & Cold Cast Bronze Casting
Video Tutorial
How to make a Hydrogel hand mold and then cast PlatSil® Gel-10: