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Bubbles in Bullseye clear billet vs. crystal clear

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Bubbles in Bullseye clear billet vs. crystal clear

Postby info » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:13 am

Hello! Can anyone confirm or otherwise that there are more fine bubbles in bullseye crystal clear casting billet than there are in plain clear casting billet? I need a fairly clear optical result for my project (reverse intaglio casting), and it's my observation that my current stock of clear has less bubbles than crystal clear. Is this just a co-incidence or is it actually a thing? I want to know before I make another order. Many thanks.
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Re: Bubbles in Bullseye clear billet vs. crystal clear

Postby marykaynitchie » Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:07 pm

Billets will trap fewer bubbles than Crystal Clear cullet.

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Re: Bubbles in Bullseye clear billet vs. crystal clear

Postby gg » Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:41 am

Hello,
MK Is right, the billets are your best option for the clearest, most bubble free casting.The nature of the hand made product can give you a little variation from a batch to another but it is maintained within the same range of acceptability. The difference between the 1401 and 1101 is a color difference more than any optical clarity. I hope this helps. Geraldine
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