The hand casting wax from www.candlecraftcenter.com (special casting wax) has a melting point (freezing point) of less than 50 degrees. Therefore painless casts of body parts are possible.
Here you find some answers to questions concerning cast hands that one of our customers has send us.
Hand casting wax consists partly of natural wax and partly of synthetic wax with DAB - approval (German version of USA-FDA). Thus, there isn’t any health risk - but it’s not tested
with regard to allergies.
This wax is delivered in a tin can 265 x 175 mm which can be heated directly in a water bath. So, it’s also big enough for bigger hands...
After melting all the wax it normally has to cool until a light film appears. You can’t estimate the temperature of the wax by watching it! So, please test it carefully in order to avoid
You’ll get the best results when you cast either your fist or your outstreched hand when you keep your fingers close to each other. If you spread out your fingers it will be difficult to
It’s not easy to get a well-done cast! It demands great skill to keep your hand unchanged during all the process and to remove finally the cast without breaking it! But you will be able to
repeat it as often as you want - the wax can be remelted as often as you want.
In the section “mould constructions” on www.candlecraftcenter.com you’ll find a cold casting compound which has to be mixed with water. The great advantage of this wax is that it’s indefinitely reusable.