How do you mix Accu-Cast alginate?
Article courtesy of Smooth-On, Inc.
Depending on how much alginate you are mixing different mixing techniques work better than others.
Mixing a Medium Amount of Alginate with a Mixing Stick
- This technique works best with up to about 1 or 1.25 pounds of alginate
Mixing Alginate "In-The-Bag"
- This technique works best with up to about 2 pounds of alginate
Mixing Alginate With a Drill Mixer
- This technique works best with over 2 pounds of alginate
This FAQ article is offered as a guideline and offers possible solutions to problems encountered during mold making and casting. No warranty is implied and it is up to the end user to determine suitability for any specific application. Always refer to the provided Technical Bulletins (TB) & Safety Data Sheets (SDS) before using any material. A small scale test is suggested to determine suitability of any recommendation before trying on a larger scale for any application.