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Pat K.
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MR97 problems HELP

Postby Pat K. » Sun Jun 28, 2015 10:04 am

Ok - so I just bought a new kiln and I'm still learning the ins and outs. I also bought a new texture mold, the 12" Tree of Life. I sprayed it with MR97. I prefused the 1st one with silver iridized and black with a full fuse - the irid side down on the black, then put it on the mold and fused using Laurie Spray's schedule. It blew a bubble - my fault. The second one I didn't prefuse, put the irid side down on the mold, then black, then fused - same schedule but with a longer bubble squeeze. No bubble, BUT the MR97 stuck to the glass. My top temp was 1470 for 10 minutes. I scrubbed it off, but now there is a haze especially in the leaves that I can't scrub out. Can anyone tell me what I did wrong? How can I get rid of the haze. I tried soaking in vinegar, but that did nothing. I can post a picture (I think) if anyone needs it. Thanks to everyone. I've been gone for about two months as my husband was hospitalized, and he finally had a heart transplant this past week. =D> What a miracle!

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Re: MR97 problems HELP

Postby Dick » Mon Jun 29, 2015 8:52 pm

I know I sound like a broken record, but I still say kiln wash is better. I use BE kiln wash and have never had a sticking or devit problem.

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Re: MR97 problems HELP

Postby Valerie Adams » Tue Jun 30, 2015 12:07 am

I've have limited knowledge of MR-97 but the few times I used it I had the same problem. Turns out, it's from too much sprayed on.
I wasn't able to remove the haze, and I tried everything. Wound up sandblasting.

Pat K.
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Re: MR97 problems HELP

Postby Pat K. » Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:25 pm

Thanks Valerie and Dick I'm pretty sure I used too much of the spray. I'll have to find someone that can sandblast for me. I hated it so much I gave my son my air compressor.:)

Enjoy your holiday. Patty
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