A very unique product line allows you to expand or shrink your three-dimensional molded product without losing details or quality. Hydrospan is water-activated; your molded product may be expanded to 161% or reduced 55 to 85% just by soaking in water. Both products are easy to work with and achieve uniform results when directions are followed. Almost any type of mold is compatible with Hydrospan when properly prepared. This line has been used by architects, artist, prototype makers, or anyone wanting to change the size of their original product, without losing dimensional integrity.

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HydroSpan Series Videos:

HydroSpan 100 Enlarging Polymer
HydroSpan 100 Enlarging Polymer
Demonstration of expanding three dimensionally molded parts.
HydroSpan 400 Shrinking Resin
HydroSpan 400 Shrinking Resin
Demonstration of shrinking size reducing urethane casting resin Hydrospan 400

 

 

HydroSpan 100

HydroSpan 100 is a unique two component, Flexible, 100% solids (contains no V.O.C.), polyurethane elastomeric compound. HydroSpan 100, when fully cured provides a simple method for expanding three dimensionally molded parts. Expanding parts is done by simply molding the part with HydroSpan 100 to from a rubber master. After curing 24 hours at room temperature the molded HydroSpan 100 part is soaked in room temperature water and allowed to expand. Full expansion is 161% larger than the original part.

HydroSpan 400

HydroSpan 400 is a unique single component, Flexible, 100% solids (contains no V.O.C.), polyurethane elastomeric compound. HydroSpan 400, when fully cured provides for simple method for reducing three dimensionally molded parts. Reduction of parts is done by simply molding the part with HydroSpan 400 to form a rubber master. After curing 30 minutes at room temperature the molded HydroSpan 400 part is removed from the mold and allowed to shrink at room temperature. Reductions from 55 % to 86% the original part can be made depending on how much water is added in the initial curing process.

 

HydroSpan Series: Product Comparison

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