What is silicone molds?
Silicone molds is a tool commonly used to make replica items of various shapes and sizes. It is made of silicone material, which is soft, heat-resistant and durable, and can be used to make replicas of various items, such as art, handicrafts, plaster sculptures, toys, wax products, chocolate, ice cubes, cakes, etc.If you need to purchase silicone molds in bulk, please contact us.
Ice Cube & Ice Cream Molds: Custom Silicone molds can be used to make ice cubes, ice cream or popsicles of various shapes and sizes, such as animals, stars, hearts and more.
Baking molds: Custom Silicone baking molds are used to make desserts such as cakes, cupcakes, chocolates, cookies, and candies, and offer a variety of shapes and patterns.
Silicone Soap and Candle Molds: Custom Silicone molds for making handmade soaps and candles can be created in a variety of textures and designs to give these products a personal touch.
Custom Silicone Baby Product Molds: Used to make household products such as baby bottle covers, baby tableware and baby toys, silicone molds can provide soft and safe materials.
Custom Home Decorations: Silicone molds can be used to create custom home decorations such as candle holders, sculptures, reliefs, and wall hangings.
How to make silicone mold?
It is a very happy and meaningful thing to DIY make silicone molds with family or friends. At the same time, making personalized silicone molds with children can also improve children’s creativity and enhance parent-child relationship. Now we will tell you some custom silicone molds Simple steps.
1. Prepare the prototype: First, you need to prepare a prototype of the mold that you want to make. This can be any shape item such as sculpture, toy, decoration, etc.
2. Preparation: A place is required, make sure the work place is clean, tidy and able to accommodate the prototype and silicone mold.
3. Choose silicone raw material: choose the right silicone material according to your needs. Silicone is usually divided into two types: solidified silica gel and liquid silica gel. Liquid silicone is better for detailed molds, while solidified silicone is better for larger, simpler models. For normal household use, it is recommended to choose liquid silicone. If you are making silicone molds for foods, please choose food-grade silicone.
4. Prototype preparation: Find the object you want to replicate and fix it with a frame or box to pour the silicone material into.
Mixing the Silicone: Mix the silicone carefully following the silicone manufacturer’s instructions. Make sure the mixture is smooth and free of air bubbles.
5. Pour the silicone: Slowly and evenly pour the mixed silicone into the mold holder or box, making sure to cover the entire prototype. If there are air bubbles, use a shaker or tap the stand gently to get them out.
6. Wait for the silicone to set: Depending on how long the silicone takes to harden, it usually takes a few hours to a day.
7. Detach the silicone mold: Once the silicone is fully set, carefully separate the mold from the prototype.
8. Using the Mold: Now, you can use the silicone mold you made to make replicas.
The above are the custom silicone mold making steps brought to you by the silicone manufacturer——Bubbleesilicone, start enjoying your DIY custom silicone molds journey!