View Full Version : Silicone tinting
09-26-2010, 09:20 PM
Quick question , has anyone tried to tint 2 part silicone with standard paint tints, oil base paint or dry dye? what would happen?
09-26-2010, 09:23 PM
You can use oil paints, they work fine. Latex paints and tints that contain latex will inhibit the cure of silicones. Are you using platinum or tin based silicone?
09-27-2010, 08:55 AM
Or you can use silicone colorant, specifically designed to tint the silicone with which you are working.
09-29-2010, 07:32 PM
Im using tin based silicone so I hope oil tint will work. I do have pure tint base from the paint store. Thanks for the advise. I know using the high priced tints made for the silicone products are best. But I am doing a free haunt for innercity kids.
09-29-2010, 10:23 PM
Is it going on the skin? Only platinum silicone is recommended for skin contact.
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