Silicone Column Mold: This innovative 2-piece silicone loaf mold makes round soap that is amazingly easy to unmold. The mold design makes use of extra thick silicone to keep the sides from bowing out and distorting the round shape. The interlocking seal is simple to use, no clamps or bands are needed. And of course, since it is made of silicone, this mold is extremely easy to release your soap and wash. As with most silicone molds, your cp soap may need an extra day or two in this mold to fully harden since the flexible silicone sides do not allow air inside the mold, which results in slower evaporation of water and hardening of your soap. Works well with melt & pour soap, too!
Tip: If making Cold Process soap in this (or any) silicone mold we recommend adding Sodium Lactate to your recipe. This will help to harden up your soap so that there won't be any dents or finger marks from unmolding the soap.
Please Note: To avoid any leaking make sure the interlocking seal is fully pressed together around the entire edge of the mold. For an extra secure seal use bulldog clips on each side to keep the mold secure even while being jiggled and moved.
Care of your mold: We recommend hand washing your mold.
Cavity Dimensions: 9-3/4" (length) X 2-3/4" (diameter)
Cavity Capacity: 34 oz
Check out a great tutorial on how to use this mold here.
Reply from Bramble Berry
Hi Pat! We have found this mold to have a nice tight seal on the sides, as you can see in this
Silicone Column Oatmeal Milk and Honey Tutorial.
Using the clips on the sides are a great way to ensure it stays sealed, so I’m surprised it burst open! I will be emailing you to learn more about what happened and help you troubleshoot.
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