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Silicones for use in Special Effects for Film and Theatre

Silicone moulding rubbers are now widely used within the film and theatre industries for the reproduction of materials for sets and the creation of special effects. CHT silicone materials have been used extensively throughout the industry in production of major films and stage shows.

Silicone moulding rubber

These RTV silicone rubbers cure at room temperature and come in a 2-part system, these flexible moulds will reproduce the finest of detail. The original object can then be cast in either resin or plaster for use on the stage or film set.

CHT Silicone moulding rubbers come in a range of hardness’s between 6 and 70 Shoe A. Our condensation cure rubbers are high tear rubbers and ideally suited to the moulding of intricate shapes.

For more information please refer to the moulding rubber pages

Special effects

Using a combination of moulding and modelling techniques silicone elastomers can be used to produce amazing special effects. Of particular interest isare our translucent materials, with their high tear characteristics.

They can be very easily pigmented to provide realistic skin tones.

General Attributes:

  • Easy to use - 1:1 mix ratio
  • Cures in less than 5 hours
  • High elongation with dimensional stability

Applications:

  • Skin replication in prosthetics
  • Production of special effects such as lifelike animals, dragons, monsters

Finding the right silicone for your application is not limited to CHT’s product portfolio. Our technical team will partner with you to either modify specifications in a current product or custom formulate a new one to meet your exact requirements.

For technical assistance or sample requests, please visit our contact page.

Product Listing


Code Description Request Sample TDS SDS
QM 100 2 part moldmaking material
QM Skin 30 2 part moldmaking material
Stretch FX 2 part moldmaking material
True Skin 20 Two-part Liquid Silicone Elastomer
True Skin 30 Two-part Liquid Silicone Elastomer
QSil Smooth Coat Heat Cure, Top Matte Silicone Coating
QSil Smooth Coat RT Room Temperature Cure, Top Matte Silicone Coating
QSil Matting Agent Matte Surface Finish Additive