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Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on Jun 13th 2019

Family Hand Casting Kit

We didn't see this coming, but our two most popular lifecasting kits turn out to be our Foot Casting Kit and our Family Hand Casting Kit.Our Family Kit contains the alginate, the casting stone and an …

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Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on Jun 13th 2019

Casting Materials for LifeCasting

As you know by now, LifeCasting is a two part process. Alginate is used to make the "mold" of the body part but this is just half of the project. An appropriate casting material must also be poured in …

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Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on May 29th 2019

Using a "Release" with Alginate?

In LifeCasting, alginate is placed against the skin to make a mold of one or more body parts.The question refers to whether it is necessary to put on some type of oil or cream to coat the skin so the …

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Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on May 21st 2019

What are Runnels?

I have no idea who first coined the term, but the term "runnels" has become part of lifecasting vocabulary.First, they're not great, but not usually the end of the world. Second, they can largely be a …

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The Foot Casting Kit

Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on May 16th 2019

The Foot Casting Kit

Accu-Cast has offered a foot casting kit for about 3 years now, and it has been more popular than we had guessed it would be. We sell a lot of them. As I write this, the kit is retailing for $55.95 …

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