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CrystalGel

From $94.20 each
SKU
61-74000
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  • August 30th — In-stock paint can ship immediately, however backorders may be delayed for weeks to months.  We can't say definitively which colors (if any) will be affected until the factory is given an order (which will also secure your place in line, and can be modified after placing).

    We are receiving regular paint shipments from Rosco, however they're dealing with an industrywide shortage of raw materials that is impacting even the largest paint manufacturers.  Unfortunately this is expected to continue well into 2022, so we recommend planning for extended lead times (and have backup plans) as we do our best to keep our shelves stocked.

CrystalGel is a non-toxic, water-based material which provides a clear, plastic-like coating on virtually any surface used in modern stagecraft.  It air dries quickly - usually within hours - to a flexible, translucent surface.  When dry, it can be painted with any Rosco Scenic Paint, or carved, or safely rolled without cracking, peeling, or sticking.  Such products as sand, sawdust or powdered clay can be added to it to create unique textures.  Paint, dye, glitter, mica powders may also be added to CrystalGel and then applied to a substrate.

CrystalGel is a styrene resin, providing the greatest adhesion power of any non-oil based product.  Among the soft surfaces to which CrystalGel will adhere are styrofoam, ethafoam and, of course, muslin and fabrics.  Among the more rigid surfaces to which CrystalGel will adhere are metals, glass, plastics, wood, Luan and fiberboard.  It is particularly effective in adhering to plexiglass without cracking or falling off.

  • CoverageApproximately 250 feet² per gallon, varies with application
  • ApplicationApply by brush, roller, pastry tube, trowel, tongue depressor or any other convenient means.  CrystalGel has the consistency of hair gel.  It may be thinned with water for a more liquid consistency.  However the binder strength may be compromised if thinned more than 10%.
  • Surface PreparationAll surfaces should be clean, dry, dust and grease free before application
  • Average Dry TimeVaries with thickness of coating.  Approximately 1-8 hours.  Allow 24 hours for complete cure
  • Clean-upEasy clean up with soap and water.  Be sure to clean before CrystalGel completely dries.  Once dried, clean up is difficult.
  • CAUTIONSDo not apply when surface or air temperatures are below 50°F (10°C).  Protect unused product against freezing.  CrystalGel will freeze and become unusable at temperatures below 32°F (0°C).  Do not take internally.  Use adequate ventilation.  KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
  • All technical data, recommendations and service are accurate to the best of our knowledge.  Rosco/Musson assumes no responsibility for the results obtained or damage incurred from use by the buyer in whole or in part since method of application and its use is beyond our control.
Basics
ManufacturerRosco
Our SKU61-74000
Dimensions
Box L x W x H8.5" x 8.5" x 7.38"
Weight8
  • 217.44
  • Apr. 11th, 2018
Excellent case study about how Actors Theatre of Louisville used FlexBond, CrystalGel, and Off Broadway to turn cheap artificial turf into a convincing grass floor.
  • 66.77
  • 05-2015
  • Apr. 11th, 2018
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