Poliya's ZERO Tooling System offers long lasting, glossy molds with exceptional surface quality. Tooling Gelcoats are available in 4 standart colors.

Mold and Tooling Systems

Products of this group are specially designed for mold making. They provide durability against impacts and high temperatures along with negative effects of ageing from mold release agents. Polijel tooling gelcoats are designed as a perfect match to tooling resins and vinyl esters.

  • Polipol 320-TA and Polijel 220 are for artificial marble molds.
  • Polipol 391, Polijel 291 are for acrylic vacuum forming molds.
  • Polijel 272 is vinyl ester based hight performance tooling gelcoat.
  • Polijel BC-782 barrier coats prevent fiber print through on mold surface.
  • Polives 701-TA makes a skincoat after gelcoat.
  • Polipol 321-ZERO is recommended for applications where fast and serial no-shrink properties are needed such as RTM molds and marine boat building molds.
  • Polijel 240 is an allylic paraffin free high gloss topcoat or repair coat. 
 
Product Description  
ZERO System / Zero shrink tooling resin
Tooling gelcoat
Thixothropic accelerated tooling resin
High performance vinyl ester tooling gelcoat
High thermal and chemical resistant gelcoat
High hydrolytic resistant barrier coat
High chemical resistant bisphenolic polyester
Hand lay-up / Spray-up thixotropic preaccelerated performance vinyl ester
Topcoat for mold repair
Technical Data Sheets  
Safety Data Sheets  
Chemical Structure  
ISO
ISO/NPG
Ortho
VE
BPA
VE
BPA
VE
Alilik
Available Modifications
Viscosity
8-9
Spray 15-22 / Brush 50-80
4-6
Spray 18-22 / Brush 45-70
Spray 20-25 / Brush 60-70
Spray 37-41
6-8
6-8
Spray 9-11
Barcol Hardness, 934
47
35
44
40
43
40
43
35
18
Gel Time
25-45
13-20
12-19
12-17
10-15
14-18
10-13
20-30
14-22
HDT [0,45 MPa]
90
72
81
115
129
73
129
100
72
Density (gr/cm³)
1,38
1,6
1,093
1,09
1,05
0,8
1,044
1,044
1,6
Remarks  
OT1 , OT22
OT1 , OT22
OT1 , OT23
OT1 , OT16
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Primary Usages  

ZERO Tooling System

Standart Molds

Standart Molds

ZERO Tooling System

Acrylic Vacuum Mold

ZERO Tooling System

Acrylic Vacuum Mold

ZERO Tooling System

Mold Repair

Mold Production With Zero Shrink

ZERO Tooling System

• Fits 100% on master pattern
• Saves overtime and labor costs
• Low styrene ratio and low styrene emission formulations provide safer working environment
• Glossy, high quality surfaces on molds
• Long lasting molds

It provides fast mold production and superior match of the mold on model. This system allows the application of resin wet-on-wet which offers faster mold production time and labor savings.
It is possible to obtain high gloss, glossy molds with high mechanical endurance and chemical resistance. We recommend ZERO Tooling System for production methods like RTM and hand layup, where model-part match and surface quality are critical.

The application steps of mold production are described below.

 

Step 1 Model Preparation
Prepare master 3D pattern of the composite part in CNC machine or 3D printer.
Step 2 Preparation of Model Surface
Apply putty, primer and topcoat on master pattern surface.
Step 3 Mold Release Agent Application
Apply Polivaks N and Polivaks SIVI PVA liquid mold release agent on master pattern.
Step 4 Mold Gelcoat Application
Apply tooling gelcoat Polijel 272 / Polijel 220 on master pattern in two layers.
Step 5 Skincoat Application
Apply Polives 701-TA with glass surface veil or 225gr/m² CSM* after gelcoat.
Step 6 Polyester Application
Apply Polipol 321-ZERO wet on wet with glass fibers on skin coat. It is possible to apply 6 layers of 300 gr/m² CSM* or 4 layers or 450 gr/m² CSM* of glass fibers wet on wet. After exothermic reaction, wait for the lamination to cool down and continue until the desired thickness.
Step 7 Demolding
Wait 24 hours for the mold to cure on master pattern and install a frame in order to add structural stability. It is possible to demold after framing the mold.
Step 8 Prepare Mold for Production
Clean the mold and polish to obtain shiny appearance.

Packing Types

You can choose any package type suitable for your production system or you can get further information from our sales department regarding container options.

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  • 18 Kg
    Pail

  • 5 Kg
    Mini Bucket

  • 20 Kg
    Bucket

  • 220 Kg
    Barrel

  • 230 Kg
    Recond. Barrel

  • 1.000 Kg
    IBC

  • 1.100 Kg
    Recond. IBC

Modification Description

 
FR
 
Filled flame retardant
 
D*
 
Filled (*with filler content)
 
T
 
Thixotropic (no sagging)
 
A
 
Cobalt preaccelerated
 
ABP
 
Amine preaccelerated
 
UV
 
UV Curing
 
L
 
UV light stabilized
 
I
 
Lower viscosity
 
V
 
Higher viscosity
 
LSE
 
LSE (low styrene emission)
 
H*
 
Gel time customized (at room temperature) * minutes
 
H40
 
Optimized for summer season. Gel time (at room temperature) 40 minutes.
 
H20
 
Optimized for winter season. Gel time (at room temperature) 20 minutes.
 
COLOR
 
White or custom color options

Gelcoat Customizations

Polijel gelcoat table descriptions and modifications.

Spray Application (airless preferred)
Brush or Roller Application
Color Option: White colored
Color Option: Light colored (pastel)
Color Option: PRO colored

Production Quantity Depending on Process (parts/year)

Regardless of product dimension and complexity...