"I forgot to report that silicone colored with acrylic doesn't stick well to the shellac and is probably the cause of most issues I've had randomly in the past. it is fine with a little oil paint, but works best with just untainted silicone…"
"Oh cool! I think you'll love D-limonene. It's awfully expensive compared to other solvents, but I think it's woth it.
I used some spray shellac the other day and the silicone bonded better in some places than others. I think it may…"
The GE Silicone 1 has no fungicides and it is acetoxy, yes. The Silicone II does have fungicides and does not work for my purposes. I made a mold with Silicone 11 last year and it never cured. Accidentky grabbed the wrong tube.
"I just re-read my post and realized it sounded like I'm saying I'd only pre-tint platinum silicone, but I think I lost my train of thought. :) I pre-tint all silicone casts. It's nearly impossible to paint over clear silicone,…"
"A cheap trick to bond silicone to many different surfaces is to coat the surface that you want silicone to bond to with shellac. You can use most silicones as an adhesive as long as you are not trying to use a platinum silicone to glue a tin…"
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