What is Fimo polymer clay? What you need to know
Getting to know your working or playing material is essential for sucess. What is Fimo, what you need to know about the polymer clay!
The base of polymer clay, what is Fimo? What you need to know.
Fimo is a very versatile polymer clay and it has an absolutely fantastic texture and elasticity. It so simple to work with. It cooks at low temperatures (110ºC / 230 ºF) in a common kitchen oven. After that becomes hard and resistant like a plastic and can be sanded, drilled, painted, varnished, cutted and even added more details with fresh fimo and re-cooked.
What is Fimo made of?
The composition of the Fimo clay has been developed over many years and today Fimo clay is 100% non-toxic and odorless. For instance a preventive consumer protection, phthalate-based plasticizers are avoided in the production of Fimo oven-hardening modelling clay since 2006. Oven-hardening Fimo modelling clay is made of:
- Plastic powder (PVC)
Color range in Fimo Polymer Clay:
- Soft Basic Fimo
- Metallic Effects Fimo Soft
- Fimo Soft Pastel Effects
- Soft Effects Bright in the dark Fimo
- Soft Stone Effects Fimo
- Effects Transparent Fimo Soft
- Soft Glitter Effects Fimo
- Professional Fimo (Enhanced Fimo Classic)
- Fimo Professional Doll Art (Enhanced Fimo Puppen)
Fimo clay has a huge diversity of colors. But, you can also mix the various types of Fimo (they are mixable ) and innovate your work with unique colors created by you resulting in exclusivity in your work!
Firstly you can make lots of pieces and we are not just talking about jewelry. Replicas of pieces to replace, mascots, characters or technical models, for instance. Most importantly you don’t need a large space to work with it. Therefore, leisure or work, it presents to you, simple and filled with possibilities!