[Histonet] wax temperatures

Bryan Llewellyn llewllew <@t> shaw.ca
Thu Sep 21 11:56:09 CDT 2006

Based on my experience with similar waxes, but not Paraplast Xtra itself, 
not much.  It gets a little less viscous and likely infiltrates fractionally 
faster, but for usual periods of time involved in processing it has no other 
effect.  If kept for too long (weeks or months) the colour changes as a 
result of chemical alteration from the heat.  I used to keep some wax of 
this kind in an oven set at about 70C for remelting blocks and such, and I 
experienced no difficulties with it, although it is not a recommended 

Bryan Llewellyn

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Sent: Thu 9/21/2006 6:54 AM
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Subject: [Histonet] wax temperatures

Does anyone know what happens to Paraplast Xtra if it is 10 degrees
above its melting point?

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