File puptcrit/puptcrit.0707, message 133

Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2007 08:02:02 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] TECH: super-speeding the cure of latex

Good one, I'll certainly try it.
--- Mathieu René <> wrote:

> I have not tested it yet (just broke my thrusty
> spray bottle yesterday, need a new one), but this
> trick looks very interesting. I wonder if it only
> works when spraying the latex... I don't think the
> airbrush I have would support latex spraying, and I
> don't know what solvent to use...
> Maybe add more amonnia (some people use nastyer
> solvents for this) ?
> William and Ax, oh Latex masters, have you any
> insight into this to share with us?
> Here's the trick I found on a forum:
> You may not only spray the latex to make molds but
> you can also expedite to make it practically instant
> which may be news to most of latex mold makers.
> You must however check if the viscosity is suitable
> for the nozzle you are using. 
> In order to expedite the mold making you may want to
> mist the master with a very very ligt mist of
> vinager. The minute the amonnia based latex hits it
> it will instantly turn into to latex rubber. Once
> the layer is formed mist it with vinager and latex
> and on and on until you get the thickness you
> desire. Make sure you do not over spray vinager. If
> that happens it may turn runny. 
> Before you use a master you may want to experiment
> on a piece. Results and speed of the process may
> amaze you.
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