Silicone Gel Filled Appliances are appliances designed to simulate flesh and fatty tissue. They are used in film and TV to create a very convincing prosthetic makeup on actors.
Silicone GFAs are similar in function to foamed latex appliances, but much more realistic to the naked eye. Silicone gel is encapsulated or sandwiched between the two layers of barrier. and the result s a very lifelike synthetic flesh appliance which moves like and has the weight of real skin..It feels real too.
Each half of a specialy prepared mold are coated with a thin layer of urethane barrier material and then colored flocking is applied to areas of the interior of the mold, which is coated with prosthetic adhesive. The mold is closed and a silicone gel which has been tinted with a flesh tone is injected into it. When opened the