Products June 2023: Schilbach kneading silicone

schilbach putty

A hard silicone for moulding

Schilbach has released an addition-curing kneadable silicone with Shore hardness 95 for moulding during the violin making process. Once the A and B components are mixed, there is a working time of just over one minute and curing time of 4.5–10 minutes. It emits no heat and therefore does not affect the instrument’s varnish…

Already subscribed? Please sign in

Subscribe to continue reading…

We’re delighted that you are enjoying our website. For a limited period, you can try an online subscription to The Strad completely free of charge.

  • Free 7-day trial

    Not sure about subscribing? Sign up now to read this article in full and you’ll also receive unlimited access to premium online content, including the digital edition and online archive for 7 days.

    No strings attached – we won’t ask for your card details

  • Subscribe 

    No more paywalls. To enjoy the best in-depth features and analysis from The Strad’s latest and past issues, upgrade to a subscription now. You’ll also enjoy regular issues and special supplements* and access to an online archive of issues back to 2010.


* Issues and supplements are available as both print and digital editions. Online subscribers will only receive access to the digital versions.