Soap Maker's Handy Reference Guide by Marie Gale
Published in 2013 for the Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild Annual Conference, this little reference book is filled with the facts, stats and formulas soapmakers tend to need when working on products. It's short (only 22 pages), but jammed with useful information - and printed on water-proof, oil-proof paper so you can use it when you are in the thick of making soap or cosmetics.
In it you'll find:
- conversions for many different units of weight, volume (liquid), length and temperature
- math calculations (fractions, decimal and percentages) and math formulas
- basic labeling requirements and how to calculate the size of your principal display panel and text sizes for your net weight and ingredient declarations
- lye and water calculation formulas (for both NaOH and KOH), superfat calculations, lye discount and a SAP chart for most common (and uncommon) oils and fats.
There's also a place to record your own notes and reference material, so it's handy when you need it.
Details: 22 Pages, Spiral Bound
Size: 7" X 5-1/4"