Vancouver public art components in ductal – SFU UPDATE
Here are a few updated pictures of the ECOSOMO ductal art project to be installed at SFU. These shapes are truly pushing the Szolyd team. The complexity of the shape and texture envisioned by the Soules team, are driving new techniques in mold building for these ductal components. 1/2 way through the project we decided to switch from traditional fibreglass to epoxamite, which is a water based product. Fibreglass products use MEKP, which is a very toxic chemical to humans. The cost to switch was substantial (twice as much), but we soon realized that we saved time suiting up, and had a happier healthier team. As added advantage, there is less shrinkage and a overall more stable mold.