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anyone know how to get wax totally off the plasticell. I am pouring molten aluminum in a sand cast to make a piece of aluminum foundation(a design idea, not meant for a beehive), but the plasticell keeps sticking to the sand. I think its because its coated in wax. Will boiling it take off the wax residue?
 

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If you boil it you will have to pour the wax off the top before pulling the plasticell out of the water or it will get recoated when you pull it through the wax floating on top of the water.
 

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jd is right on. It did warp it......this is pretty tricky..lol. Good thing i have alot of it.
 

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Try leaving it in the Georgia sun , then hit it with a good air nozzle, or maybe even a pressure washer.

Roland
 

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I'd go sun or hair dryer and use an old towel or paper towel to soak up the melted wax.
 

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You can get plasticell without wax. Why don't you just buy it like that, and don't worry with trying to remove the old?
 

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mailnly because i have 15 sheets in my garage and don't want to order just a single sheet..
 

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threw some OOPS on it a few minutes ago and let it sit. That did the trick....
 
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