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Old 12-10-2017, 07:14 AM
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Mesh of silica flour

What mesh silica flour do you use for molds.
I can imagine it linked to the details you want so let's use fingerprints as the highest detail. Will 200 mesh work?
Ok just found I may be able to get 400 mesh.
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Old 12-10-2017, 08:49 AM
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Is flint the same as silica
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Old 12-10-2017, 09:05 AM
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325 mesh seems to be the mesh of choice. Flint is silica, is quartz.

I've seen mixes that use both a 200 and a 325 mesh. 325 is considerably more expensive. When I get plaster, I immediately transfer it into airtight canisters that cat food comes in Delicat is my favorite. I must have about 100 or them at this point. If you leave it out in humidity, it will wreck it.
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Old 12-10-2017, 01:53 PM
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Thanks. I have been trying to ship this for the longest while.
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Old 12-14-2017, 04:44 PM
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I got it. The silica not the cat. 400 mesh. It's beautiful.
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Old 12-14-2017, 05:04 PM
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The "cat"?
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Just my not so good humor. I follow your footprint exactly as instructed so the need for a cat and the airtight canister. If it don't work it's because I have 3 dogs but no cat.
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How can you make a proper oildown with no Cat?
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Sorry Eben you need Chatine to make that.
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screen your flour, no chat.
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