TESTING AIR DRY CLAY.......IT'S NOT, AIR DRY POLYMER CLAY Jumping Clay 28/05/10 This is a test to show that air dry clay are not " self dry polymer clay ", " air dry polymer clay ", " air dry polymer clay cane ", " no bake polymer clay ", ...... It is not Polymer Clay, due to the different chemical composition. Many a time, Air Dry Clay products is call " no bake polymer clay " or " self dry polymer clay " through their sale promotion, misleading the consumer is wrong, there is no Air Dry Polymer Clay. Testing Jumping Clay with a 50g pack When opening the pack of clay, it looks sticky, it's a alcohol base clay Extremely soft, at time sticky, it will be quite difficult to form shapes, unless the kid is already skilled in clay creation. Rolling balls is easy. Forming shape and support can be difficult, example above, Dog Through the process of drying the Jumping Clay Dog, it just collapsed, testing the beads by throwing onto the table top it will bounced with cured or uncured clay Twenty four hours curing is still not enough to cure or dry the Jumping clay The core of the bead is still wet as shown in the above after twenty four hours For Jumping Clay to dry inside out (as above), you need about 72 hours of curing time (exposure to the air) and that also depend on the size of your project. Water Test With Jumping Clay Intial step: soaking the 72 hours dried Jumping Clay creations into the water After half an hour After 1.5 hours After 10 hours After 14 hours 3 Days Water Test With Polymer Clay Baked Sculpey BakeShop polymer clay in water Baked Sculpey Pluffy polymer clay in water, light and it float Unbaked Sculpey Pluffy polymer clay in water, for 3 days Polymer clays are non-tonic, durable man-made, oven bake art modeling clay. The medium can be combined with other materials, such as wood, plaster, metal, paper, foils, etc, to enhance creativity in many art projects. The texture is similar to ceramic clay, but it will not dry out when exposed to air. Therefore, you can create fine detail and unlimited possiblities into your clay creations. Finally, all the effort put into making the clay pieces by Children or Adult must be durable as momentos or gifts that can last for a long period of time, 30 years and more. Water Test On Cured Air Dry Makin's Clay What Is Polymer Clay?
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