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Fimo liquid deco Gel Oven Hardening

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  • Plastic bottle containing 50 ml, blister card incl. leaflet
  • Ideal for a variety of techniques:
  • Image transfer from colour or black/white photocopies and  drawings
  • For grouting FIMO mosaics
  • For sealing FIMO surfaces
  • Can be coloured using oil paints, marbling paints and paint powder


Art. no. 8050-00 BK

  Fimo liquid deco Gel Oven Hardening
FIMOair light Soft Modelling Air Drying Dough Light white Ref: 2754 a ready-to-use, extremely lightweight water-based modelling clay which dries in the air and can then be easily modified by drilling, glueing, painting and varnishing. as used in>cake decorating icing   FIMOair light Soft Modelling Air Drying Dough Light white
     
Fimo Soft Pirate Island Set 4 colours

 

Fimo Soft Pirate Island Set 4 colours

with instructions

and many more starter taster sets

to make all sorts of interesting craft ideas

with oven hardening polymer clay

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and for individual colours

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The New Fimo Clay Machine -   Bead Roller - Fimo Staedtler Magic Roller Plus

For the easy creation of equal-sized pearls, 3 different moulds, Triple Pearl, Ball, Coil and Olive beads

  • Professional clay machine
  • 180 mm extra wide forming rolls
  • Up to 9 different material thicknesses adjustable with the rolls
  • Increased rolling stock
  • High glossy chrome-plated surface
  • Additional deflector
  • Additional screw lock for added stability
   
fast results, impressive colours , easy to use,
Now even smoother flatter and softer
No laborious kneading      Ready to use
Easy to blend , marbling, Mokume Gane, Millefiori

fimo machine for rolling and cutting
  Fimo Magic Roller

 

Fimo Soft Metallic Colours : because the colour comes off of the glitter it's very difficult to sand and buff these colours, so the bead roller comes in handy for this because there are no fingerprints to sand or buff. The beads just need a touch of the buffer to bring up a shine


FIMO soft standard blocks are segmented into 8 portions, making it very easy to blend the colours.

Use the blending table to help create the colour you require. E.g. By blending 3 parts yellow (-10) with 5 parts pink (-22) you get a warm red colour.

It's just as easy to make colours lighter or darker - all you have to do is to add black (-9) or white (-0). Actual colours may differ slightly!

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Frequently asked questions

Can FIMO liquid be used as a transfer medium , e.g. for use with textiles?
No. FIMO liquid cannot be used as a transfer medium with other materials, e.g. textiles. Only pictures can be transferred onto FIMO liquid.

What's the best way to glue FIMO parts together?
2 component glue or superglue.

Which kind of glue is best for sticking the tops of snow globes to the bases?
We recommend the plastics glue UHUpor plast or modelling glue.

What's gone wrong if the FIMO has changed colour after hardening?
The temperature at which it was hardened was too high. Not all ovens heat at the exact temperature set. You can use an oven thermometer to check the real oven temperature.

What's the best way to store FIMO?
In a cool, dark place in a softening agent resistant container.

How can I make FIMO soft again?
Hard FIMO can be softened up again using FIMO Mix Quick (art. no. 8026).

Are EFAPLAST classic/ holzy /light suitable for outdoor use?
No.

With what can I paint EFAPLAST classic/holzy/light with?
With hobby paints, acrylic paints, varnish, watercolour paints.

How long does EFAPLAST take to dry?
That depends on the size of the modelled object. An object approx. 5 cm in diameter with 2 cm thick clay sides takes around 24 hours. You can tell when it's dry by the lighter colour.

If you have any other questions ...

Our customer service department will be delighted to help!

Tel.: 01524 68014 Tony or David

Fimo - Artists
 
  • More and more artists from a variety of genres are beginning to use our clay for their projects.
  • The clay is ideal for reflecting the finest of details and, because it is permanently malleable, can be worked with over a long period of time. 
  • The surface does not dry out at room temperature. Once objects are finished, casts can be made of them using plaster or silicon. 
  • One of our customers is a stonemason who uses our clay for making prototypes of figures before sculpting them in stone.  
  • The clay is also an ideal material for making gravestone models with, designed in accordance with customer wishes.  


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Clay Shaper tools
clay shapers

Pottery Whirler, Wheel Diameter 180 mm, Height 120 mm Pottery Whirler, Wheel Diameter 180 mm, Height 120 mm Ref: 7468

made from the best quality rust resistant cast zinc. The wheel is scored with concentric circles, making it easy to centre the modelling material. Complete with ball bearing movement. Diameter 180mm, height 120mm  weight 2.2kg. 
Manufacturer: Abig
Pottery Wheel
Ref 7468  242000
Milliput epoxy resin putty,

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with a thousand uses

1 x pack contains 2 x 567gm. sticks


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  Milliput is the trade name for this epoxy putty. it is produced in four grades: Standard Yellow/Grey, Silver Grey, Superfine White and Terracotta. The general instructions for preparation and usage are the same.
 
The two sticks have a long shelf life but once mixed the resultant putty is at first soft and highly adhesive and then gradually hardens. Speed of hardening is dependant on temperature and at normal temperatures (20-25 ºC) Milliput becomes rock hard in three to four hours. By the application of heat the setting time can be reduced to a few minutes.
 
After setting hard Milliput continues to cure and is fully cured after an elapse of time equal to the setting time at the same temperature. Once fully cured Milliput can be machined, drilled, tapped, turned, filed, sawn, sandpapered and painted. Milliput can be sandpapered and painted immediately it has set. (it is advisable to wear eye protection during this process).
 
Milliput is an excellent adhesive and will bond any of the following to itself or to any of the others - wood, brick, cement, metals, concrete, plastics, glass etc, but note that Milliput is not intended as a thin layer adhesive and should not be used where a paste, mucilage or thin glue is indicated. Milliput will set under water and is heat resistant up to 130 °C.
 
Shelf Life when Milliput is stored in cool, dry conditions. Please reseal bags after use. Stored correctly this product should remain workable for about 2 years.
standard yellow grey milliput epoxy resin putty Standard - Yellow Grey  
The epoxy putty with a thousand uses in modelling D.I.Y. and industry.
     
black milliput epoxy resin putty  Black Milliput   For the repair of clocks, guttering , ebonised wood, marble, slate, cast iron  113 gm pack
     
silver grey milliput epoxy resin puttySilver Grey  
Silver Grey was introduced as a slightly finer filler and is widely used for model making, sculpting, taxidermy and for the repair of garden ornaments.
     
terracotta milliput epoxy resin putty Terracotta.  
For the restoration of terracotta and other ceramics. Also for the repair of garden urns, pots, Statuettes and damaged brickwork, etc. Also for sculpting and modelling
     
superfine white milliput epoxy resin putty Superfine - White  
For the restoration of porcelain and other ceramics for the repair of antiques, objects d'art, Victorian dolls, picture frame mouldings, etc. For sculpting and modelling. For the repair of white domestic chinaware and for filling scores and dents in white domestic equipment e.g. washing machines, refrigerators, etc.
     
milliput epoxy resin putty milliput epoxy resin putty  milliput epoxy resin putty   milliput epoxy resin putty milliput epoxy resin putty
Dolls , cars , exhausts, plate, ceramic , porcelain   models, boats, fridges, kitchen ware, garden pots , statuettes,
milliput epoxy resin putty
 
Using Milliput for the first Time?

If you have never used Milliput before we suggest you make yourself familiar with its behaviour before attempting a repair.

Take a small slice, say 1/4", from each part, mix them together for 4-5 minutes and roll into a small ball. flatten it to shape of a coin and observe it over 2 to 3 hours. Note how sticky and adhesive it is when first mixed. After an hour it becomes rubbery and less tacky. In 3-4 hours it becomes quite hard and tack free. Overnight it becomes rock hard.
 

 
Instructions for use
Mix together equal parts of each stick from the pack. Knead and roll in the hands for at least 5 minutes until the colours merge and become uniform and no streaks can be seen, and then mix for another minute. The surfaces to which the putty is applied should be free from grease and dirt. Smooth surfaces should be cleaned with a suitable solvent or with soap and warm water to remove dirt and grease. Abrading the surface will improve adhesion. the putty may now be applied and will set hard in three to four hours without shrinking. 

At all stages from initial mixing to final setting Milliput responds to the use of water. To aid manipulation and avoid sticking, fingers and tools should be kept moistened with water. There are certain instances when work may be carried out in a gentle stream of water under a tap. To obtain a smooth finish, mould or apply Milliput and then immediately wipe and smooth gently with wet finger or with a fine textured moist cloth. 

When tools have been used for applying or contouring Milliput they should be cleaned immediately after use with a wet rag or paper. If the putty is allowed to harden on it will be almost impossible to remove.

In the putty state (i.e. before setting) Milliput, like most chemicals in domestic use, may cause irritation to sensitive skins. When mixing the two components it is advisable to use rubber gloves or throw-away polythene gloves. When rubber gloves have been used wash them immediately after use, and whilst still on the hands, using running water. If the hands have been used for mixing or manipulating Milliput wash them immediately after use with toilet soap and warm water. Milliput should be stored in a cool place.

Shelf Life Although we say that Milliput has a shelf life of about 2 years, we do know that many of our customers are finding it workable for much longer (In fact we have heard of one user who has "refreshed" ten year old Milliput by warming it up in his microwave - although this is a practice we could not endorse!).

We recommend that Milliput is stored in cool, dry conditions and that the polythene bags are re-sealed after use.

Instructions for Superfine White Milliput:

It is very important when using this grade of Milliput, because the sticks are virtually the same colour, that you mix the two parts for at least five minutes.

     
Crystal Resin Gedeo
  Crystal Resin Gedeo Ref: 7551

a two component epoxy resin mix is a perfect imitation of glass paste

300 ml  Imitates glass paste. can be coloured with vitrail glass paint
Solid and very lightfast.  New formula even more transparent.
For moulding decorative objects transparent blocks and shapes it will also encapsulate items up to 5cm thick. See instructions for full details.
Imitates glass paste. Solid and very lightfast. New formula even more transparent. For moulding decorative objects transparent blocks and shapes it will also encapsulate items up to 5cm thick. See instructions for full details.
Manufactured by Gedeo   Ref 7551    766334
     
Alginate NEW Chromatic 450g makes a firm or flexible mould   Alginate NEW Chromatic 450g makes a firm or flexible mould Ref: 12171
Impression compound, mix with water, setting time 10 minutes. Ideal for body moulds.

Brilliant new colour changing alginate. Now it is easy to make a mould from the human body, hands& feet, torso etc. Changes colour at each stage, mixing, pouring & setting to make the process fool proof. Powder to water ratio can be altered to give a firm or flexible mould. ( Contains 450g alginate plus full instructions. )

Manufacturer: Peak  Ref 14171  ALGINCHR
     
Gedeo Siligum Ref: 4296

100 gms & 300 gms

Mould objects in 10 minutes

Exceptional imprint accuracy

Description Very fast setting, two component silicone moulding paste. Easy dosing - 1/1. To mould small objects and flat decorations. 100g is sufficient to create up to 3 moulds of diameter 4cm.
Can be used to produce over 50 casts in resin, plaster, low melting point metal or wax

easy & creative, Manufacturer: Gedeo 766309
  Gedeo Siligum
     

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