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by Rachel K
Tue Feb 03, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Kiln Casting
Topic: Studio set up for plaster silica
Replies: 3
Views: 4062

Re: Studio set up for plaster silica

Thank you for your posts. I use a Gelco sediment trap and it is wonderful. Let me elaborate on my studio situation. I work in a converted car dealership. My section has 10 artists in separate rooms with 12 foot walls. The ceilings are 25 ft and we do not have windows. I am considering putting in an ...
by Rachel K
Tue Feb 03, 2015 5:35 am
Forum: Kiln Casting
Topic: Studio set up for plaster silica
Replies: 3
Views: 4062

Studio set up for plaster silica

Do you use a separate room for mixing plaster silica? I'm concerned about the plume of dust created when it is scooped and mixed? What are your solutions? What is acceptable ventilation? Yes I always wear my respirator! I am just worried about being in my studio working after mixing and cleanup has ...
by Rachel K
Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:37 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Large Kiln Shelves
Replies: 9
Views: 5373

Re: Large Kiln Shelves

Does Magnaform still exists?
Is unifrax duraboard hd still the universal favorite?
by Rachel K
Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: Kiln Casting
Topic: Glass suckers
Replies: 15
Views: 15231

Re: Glass suckers

Thank you for your posts! Do you have any suggestions with this mold? My oven is only 13 inches deep and I cast two at once. Would you make the mold thicker? Or wrap it in fiber blanket? I built in about 6 layers. Plaster silica Plaster silica fiberglass Wire Plaster silica four more layers My end v...
by Rachel K
Tue Jan 28, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: Kiln Casting
Topic: Glass suckers
Replies: 15
Views: 15231

Re: Glass suckers

Thank you for digging that post up! I think I will have to rewrite it in note form to process it. I didn't know about mold deformation... I always thought it was the glass contracting. Has anyone else tried his method? Has any tried lead vs bullseye? I do know lead always has beautiful results, melt...
by Rachel K
Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: Kiln Casting
Topic: Glass suckers
Replies: 15
Views: 15231

Glass suckers

Hi
I am having a problem with the glass contacting and deforming the surface in areas. I read on Bullseye to hold art 1250 for an hour when dropping to anneal tempurature but it did not work. Any suggestions?

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