Jewelry Mold Making

 

At Carrera Casting, meticulous attention is paid to each and every stage of manufacturing. Mold-making is a particularly delicate process, and Carrera has it down to a science. The type of rubber that is used to make your molds will greatly affect your finished product. We offer many different types of rubber, depending on your specific needs. We will always be available to help you choose which rubber is best suited to your design.

 

REGULAR MOLD

Utilize's Castaldo White Label rubber material, the industry standard for over 50 years. A good all-purpose mold rubber that cuts well, and is nicely suited for most molds.

- Less Than 2.75% Shrinkage

Mixed Mold

MIXED MOLD

Utilize's a combination of rubbers, with Blue Lo-Shrink Rubber placed directly in contact with the model. Used when very low shrinkage is required. This material is forgiving, not as temperature sensitive, and accurately captures fine detail with excellent "memory".

- Less Than 2.4% Shrinkage

HARD RUBBER MOLD

Utilized when the objective is keeping small, delicate parts in place.

- Less Than 3.2% Shrinkage

VLT MOLD

Vulcanized silicon. This rubber produces excellent detail, great surface with very low shrinkage.

- Less Than 1.65% Shrinkage.

SILICON MOLD

Cures at room temperature. Great for creating molds from traditional wax carvings or when minimal shrinkage is required.  Liquid rubber requires an overnight cure.

- Less Than 1.25% Shrinkage

CLEAR SILICON MOLD

A two-component, room temperature vulcanizing (RTV) silicone rubber compound. Ideal for reproducing intricate detail and maintaining close tolerances. Used specifically for CAD/CAM models such as Solidscape.

- Less Than 1.25% Shrinkage

G-RUBBER MOLD

The new kid on the block. Special additives with a combination of hard and soft rubber. Allows us to produce extremely light weight, delicate and filigree pieces without over filling. 

- Less Than 2% Shrinkage