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Alginate/Water Mixing Ratios

Alginate/Water Mixing Ratios

Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on Sep 11th 2018

Alginate is sold as a powder. It needs to be mixed with water to make it work.How Much Water?There are two ways to calculate
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How to Make 3D Hand Casts at home

How to Make 3D Hand Casts at home

Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on Sep 11th 2018

Hand Casting is one of the simpler types of lifecasts. It is fun, inexpensive and an excellent way to begin learning lifecast
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Baby Hand Casting for Beginners

Baby Hand Casting for Beginners

Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on Sep 11th 2018

Are you a new mom? Do you know a new mom?Few things are as beautiful an precious as your baby's hand. You can do a hand casti
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Use Color-Changing Alginate like a Pro

Use Color-Changing Alginate like a Pro

Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate on May 16th 2018

Our BabyGel (380) Alginate is our number 1 seller. Our customers love it. Here is what I know about it.HistoryAbout 10 y
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Plaster Bandages in LifeCasting

Plaster Bandages in LifeCasting

Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on May 15th 2018

Types of MoldsThere are two types of alginate molds- a "Bucket Mold" and a "Layup Mold".In a Bucket Mold, the alginate is pou
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