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Offline rayb

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New silicone molds have residue
« on: November 09, 2011, 09:54:30 pm »
Our new silicone molds (10 " tapers) have a residue inside after about 10 pourings. The surface quality is not as nice as when they were new.

1. Do they need periodical cleaning?  With what?

2. Does old, darker brood area wax (but clean) mold any different from nice light cappings wax?

Thanks, Ray

Offline Shanevrr

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Re: New silicone molds have residue
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2011, 11:30:34 pm »
get some mold cleaner from Mann Lake
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Offline Soapmaker

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Re: New silicone molds have residue
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2012, 06:27:45 pm »
Put the molds in the freezer for an hour and they will be easier to clean.