I've heard that using baking soda as a packing material works.
I haven't tried it myself, yet. I'd imagine you'd have to get a zip-lock bag, Tupperware container, or some other way of preventing the powder from leaking out of the shipping box. Things could get really weird with the postal service if your boxes start leaving a trail of white powder!
If you've got some spare waxes, try sending them and see how they hold up.
Then, report back to us if this method works!
----- Original Message -----
From: Catherine Minich
Sent: Friday, May 11, 2001 9:53 PM
Subject: sanders wax
I wanted to thank every one who responded to my query about casting Sanders waxes. We've stopped using the mineral oil and that has stopped the blistering. We're still getting a little flashing though. We think it may be due to sharp angles in my models. Just when you think that precision is a good thing.... Now I have another question. Has anyone come up with a fool-proof way to ship the waxes? I know we can leave the supports on but I would rather not. I prefer that the SB examine the parts before they are shipped. Any suggestions?
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