People always want to rolling over a soap mold by themselves, this operations tutorials the detail of how to make a DIY silicone soap mold.
Tools and material: scissors,cup, hardboard, tape, pen, chopsticks, brush, Petroleum jelly mold release agent, spoon, digital scale,gloves, rubber band, toothpick, A4 paper and original model.
1.Wear the gloves, fix it with rubber band in case of slipping off.
The rubber I used is white color with 15 shore A hardness, no silicone oil and good tensile strength. The product finished with non-greasy and clean.
2.Draw a circle on cardboard along with the inner side of Tape coil, then cut it with scissors, fix it on tape coil with adhesive tape .please note: the cardboard should be hard enough to avoid damage the mold.
3.Prepare Petroleum jelly mold release agent and writing brush.
Procedure: brush a layer of Petroleum jelly mold release agent on the inner side of tape coil, then paste a piece of A4 paper with brushing another layer of release agent. Also brush the cardboard and resin master mold for all round. After finish brushing, you may wipe the oil slick off with napkins.
4.Adjust the location between the master mold and tape coil.
Try to put master molds in the middle of tape coil, keep the pattern side upward.
5.Pour silicone rubber into frame mold.
The rubber I used is white color with 15 shore A hardness, no odour and good tensile strength.The product finished with non-greasy and clean. shore hardness with 10 A can also be used.
Tips: the mix ratio is 100:1.5, quick stir and pouring; measure the curing agent with work drum or dropper; do not measure too much but allow many times.
6.There may exist bubbles after a small amount of filling, you can poke it with toothpick. Better to leave a remark on the inside of frame molds to control the thickness of rubber pouring.
7.Demolding time depends on the temperature and mix ratio with cure agent. After demolding, trim the edge if necessary. Then, handmade soap mold has been finished.