Re: Safe Resins for Model Production?


reporterllc
 

Thanks Al.

Victor


--- In STMFC@..., " Westerfield" <westerfield@...> wrote:

Victor - If you want to be really safe and can use structures with
thick walls, use dental plaster. The cheapest resin and easiest to
work with is polyester. However, it is the least safe. It outgasses
styrene monomer which in large quantities can have many adverse
health effects. Urethanes are harder to work with but are safer.
The quicker the cure, the safer because there is less chance of
breathing the fumes. But use ventilation with any resin. - Al
Westerfield
----- Original Message -----
From: wabash2813
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Monday, October 27, 2008 2:48 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Safe Resins for Model Production?


This is a little topic but its seem there are folks in this group
that
are in the know here.

I actually am not interested in rolling stock but structures.

Thanks in advance

Victor Baird
Fort Wayne, Indiana





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