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Old 09-14-2018, 09:44 PM
cncandme cncandme is offline
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Default DIY machinable Wax?

Does any of you guys makes their own machinable wax?

This thing seems to cost a small fortune. Do you recommend places to by it from?

I've read about it some and being a chemical engineer it seems doable.
Do any of you have any experience making their own?

It's a material I know I can definitely use. I've experimented with a recipe, but haven't machined it yet
Any thoughts?
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Old 09-14-2018, 10:51 PM
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https://youtu.be/e1tU4tLypBU

Have never used any machinable wax but it looks dead simple to make.
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Old 09-15-2018, 09:07 AM
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Interesting material...
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Old 09-15-2018, 10:55 AM
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There was a thread about it at CNC zone many years ago if I recall.


Basically regular wax mixed with HDPE (from milk jugs for example) to make it harder.
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