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Batik Wax

Code: 8800415

RM12.00

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Size: 400g (approx.)

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Description

Blended wax for batik designing. Melt in aluminium pot and fill with tjanting. Penetrates fabric well and seal against color migration. Also use as a resist wax in block printing of batik design on fabrics suited for batik. Traditionally beneath the cloth banana leaves are laid as a resist and for the spongy effect to ensure a complete wax transfer print.

Do not need to add damar as wax is blended with it. This wax is tacky and perfect to polish matt sealed leather edges manually or better with a mechanical buffing wheel dressed with this wax. Should a harder edge polishing wax is required use carnauba tung oil wax block. Batik wax is also use to wax polyester woven thread that will not slip in diamond prong punched holes in leather hand sewing. Wax book binding cotton thread till tacky to ensure tight non slip binding.

In prolong heating of batik wax it will thickens and best dilute with vegetable soy wax or palm stearic wax in melting pot to desired liquidity for better penetration into the cloth fibres. Soywax is 99.9% soy oil thus assisting flow penetration.

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