Flexbar's ReproRubber® Metrology Casting Material

Metrology Casting Material

  • Exotic Metrology-Grade Rubber
  • Virtually Perfect Replica Casting of Internal and External Form
  • Non-Toxic & Easy To Use
  • 100 Times Faster Than RTV Silicones
  • Self-Curing in Minutes
  • Excellent For Checking Parts With Optical Comparators
  • No Release Agent is Ever Needed

Supplied in Two Viscosities

THIN POUR

Final Color: LIGHT GREEN

 

QUICKSETTING PUTTY

Final Color: LIGHT BLUE

For internal-shape applications where a thin pour will completely fill the cavity without voids. A complete replica casting is quickly formed.

  • Manipulation time is 5 minutes and cure time is 15 minutes.
  • Start to finish: 20 minutes.
  • Kits include graduated mixing cups, wooden spatulas and instructions.
  • Use with REPRO-MIX Dispensing Gun System

NEW Trial Size Kit Now Available
#16116 - Thin Pour 130ml Trial Kit
Standard Size Kits
#16135 - Thin Pour 380ml Kit
#16137 - Case of 10 380ml Kits

 

Roll two equal-sized balls of catalyst putty and base putty and simply knead them together like dough.


Excellent for external shapes. Simply spread over master pushing down with fingers and wait for cure 8-10 minutes. You have 3 or 4 minutes of manipulation time - Therefore 14 minutes start to finish. You can also cast internal shapes and cavities but some pressure should be applied such as a weighted object on top.


New Trial Size Kit Now Available
#16129 - 220ml Trial Quick Set Putty Kit
Other Kits:
#16130 - 13/4 lb. (520ml) Introductory Kit
#16131 - 7 lb. (2150ml) Economy Kit


Physical Properties and Applications

REPRORUBBER
THIN POUR

REPRORUBBER
QUICK SETTING PUTTY

Mix Time (Stirring in a cup) 30 - 45 seconds 30 - 45 seconds
Working Time (Manipulation Time) 4 minutes 2 minutes (from beginning of mix)
Setting Time (at room temperature) 10 - 15 minutes 6 minutes
Permanent Deformation 0.2% 0.3%
Dimensional Stability less than 0.50% less than -0.25%
Tear Strength 44 pounds per sq. inch 105 pounds per sq. inch
Elongation 60% at break 6.3% at break
Durometer (Shore A-2) 30 (at 15 minutes) 50(at 7 minutes)
Temperature Stability 1 week @ 60oC 1 week @ 60oC
Detail Reproduction EXCELLENT EXCELLENT

Applications:

You can take impressions of: Other Uses Include:
  • ALL METALS
  • ALL PLASTICS
  • NON METALS
  • RUBBER
  • PAPER OR CARDBOARD ITEMS
  • CERAMIC AND GLASS ITEMS
  • WOOD, MARBLE, ETC.
  • Fixturing where semi-rigid structure is desired.
  • Making joints where flexibility is required.
  • Prototypes of rubber type components such as gaskets, washers, etc.
  • As a mask for high temperature plasma spray of metallic coatings.

Physical Advantages Over the Hard-Copy Replicas:
  • Replica is easy to remove - even if there are under cuts or grooves.
  • Cross-sectioning of replica is easily accomplished with a knife or razor.
  • It can then be checked on an optical comparator or microscope.
  • Surface finish replication is exact with excellent optical properties.
  • Replicas are permanent - will not leach or ooze out nor outgas.
  • NO MORE 16 HOUR CURE TIME AS WITH RTV SILICONES
  • MORE ACURATE THAN ALL OTHER RTV COMPOUNDS
  • REPRORUBBER PUTTY will withstand up to 600oF (or more).
  • Reprorubber copies can be recopied (copy from a "female mould” yields a male-shaped replica).

For Reprorubber® Thin Pour Users

REPRO-MIX™ DISPENSING GUN SYSTEM

A "Ready-To-Fill” Mixing and Dispensing System that Enables You to Make Quick and Accurate Reprorubber Replicas...Without Manual Mixing and Fuss!

REPRO-MIX™ SYSTEM CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • 50ml dual barrel syringe with reusable end cap; easily filled by pouring contents of Reprorubber into cartridge barrels.
  • Disposable low cost Helix Mixing Nozzle Tips easily attach to and detach from dual barrel syringe.
  • REPRO-MIX Dispensing Gun.

#16132 -Complete REPRO-MIX™ Kit consisting of 1 each REPRO-MIX™ Dispensing Gun, 10 each 50ml, Dual Barrel Cartridges, 20 each Helix Mixing Nozzle Tips, Caps, Plugs and complete instructions for usage
#16133 - Dual Cartridge Replacement Pac (10 each including caps and plugs)
#16134 - Helix Mixing Nozzle Tip Pac (20 each)

QUICK DISPENSE CARTRIDGE SYSTEM KITS

Everything You Need in a Handy, Portable Fitted Case.



METROLOGY-GRADE SELF-CURING CASTING FORMULA
Now Available In Easy-To-Use, Prefilled Quick Dispense Cartridges

Supplied in Two Viscosities:

I. The Original Reprorubber Thin Pour (Green) ideal for internal-shape applications.

II. The New Reprorubber Orange, Medium Body, Multi-Use Formula for internal & external applications.



Reprorubber Quick Dispense Cartridge System Kits contain everything you need to easily create Highly Accurate, Zero Shrinkage replicas. Each kit includes 1 each Repro-Mix II Reusable Dispensing Gun, 6 each 50ml Prefilled Reprorubber Disposable Cartridges, 15 Disposable Mixing Nozzles, and a Deluxe Fitted Carrying Case.



Shown Above: Quick Dispense internal casting (left) and external casting (right) using the new Flexbar Repro-Mix II Dispensing Gun System.

ORDERING COMPLETE KITS
No. 16300 Reprorubber Thin Pour (Green) Quick Dispense Cartridge System Kit Complete
No. 16305 Reprorubber Orange (Medium Body) Quick Dispense Cartridge System Kit Complete
No. 16309 Reprorubber Combo Kit Quick Dispense Cartridge System Kit, Includes 3 each Thin Pour & 3 each Orange
SYSTEM REFILLS:
No. 16301 Reprorubber Thin Pour (Green) 50ml Cartridge, 1 each
No. 16302 Reprorubber Thin Pour (Green) 50ml Cartridges, 6 pack
No. 16306 Reprorubber Orange (Medium Body) 50ml Cartridge,1 each
No. 16307 Reprorubber Orange (Medium Body) 50ml Cartridges, 6 pack
No. 16311 Repro-Mix II Dispensing Gun (reusable)
No. 16313 Repro-Mix II Helix Mixing Nozzles, 15 Pack
No. 16315 Quick Dispense Cartridge System Fitted Case (without contents)
No. 16314 Micro Injector Nozzle, Pack of 15

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