One of the foamsmithing questions we get the most is “what’s the best way to seal my foam props and armor?” The truth is that there’s no one best way. We do have some favorites, but they’re unique to what we have available to us and our skill/tool set. In this video we go over all of the basic methods, and some more advanced ones, so that you have a good starting point for your own experimentation.
|Cost||Drying/Curing Times||Ease of Use||Flexability||Ease of Painting||Sanding|
|Angelus Acrylic Paints||4oz Bottle – $4 – $8||Short||Easy||Good||Easy||Decent|
|Krylon Fusion Spray Paint||12oz Can – $8 – $12||Short||Easy||Bad||Easy||Good|
|Mod Podge||16oz Bottle – $8||Short||Easy||Fair||Easy||Decent|
|Flexbond||16oz Bottle – $22 + Shipping||Moderate||Easy||Good||Easy||Decent|
|Wood Glue||16oz Bottle – $7||Short||Easy||Bad||Easy||Good|
|Latex Rubber||32oz Bottle – $40 + Shipping||Short||Moderate||Great||Challenging||Bad|
|Neoprene Rubber||128oz Jug – $56 + Shipping||Short||Moderate||Good||Easy||Good|
|Flexi/PlastiDip||11oz Can – $10||Short||Easy||Fair||Easy||Bad|
|Epsilon Pro||16oz Kit – $22||Long||Challenging||Good||Easy||Good|
|XTC 3D||24oz Kit – $25||Moderate||Challenging||Fair||Easy||Good|
|Smooth Cast 300||32oz Kit – $26||Short||Challenging||Bad||Easy||Good|
|UreCoat||~10oz Kit – $15||Long||Challenging||Great||Nigh Impossible||Bad|
Other Tools & Materials
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