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Monday, July 30, 2012

Shrink Wrap Systems and Supplies

Now that you have produced all that Wonderful Soap and/or those Sweet Smelling Candles! It's Time To Package Them...

Check Out Our...

Wand ("Free-Arm") Based Shrink Wrap Systems

Great for Soap, Candles, Baskets, Small Items and General Short-run Packaging!

Choose from a variety of films for your Shrink-Wrap System, such as films that allow scent to pass through and films that allow your products to "breathe".

Quickly and Easily Shrink-Wrap Numerous Bars of Soap - Three Models To Choose From.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Soap Making Tools and Accessories

    Plastic Face Shield Headgear        Squeegee     Soap Cutter-Smooth Single Bar     Drum Plug Wrench     Stainless pitcher

Are you looking for a tool that would be useful in your soapmaking but can’t find it anywhere?  Send an email to us.  Maybe we know where to find it or maybe we can make it.  Let us know what you need.  We have been making high quality efficient equipment since 1996.

Check out all our Tools and Accessories HERE!

Monday, July 23, 2012

SoapMaker Software

SoapMaker 3 Lite Edition (download version) is included in all of our Professional Soap Making Package Deals! This is the ultimate software for calculating and organizing recipes. You won’t know how you lived without it!

Recipe Calculation:
  • Lye, water and fragrance calculation
  • Total recipe cost, and cost per bar/portion
  • Liquid and Cream soap calculators
  • Graph of soap qualities
  • Resize to fit molds
  • Non-soap recipes to handle lotions, candles, etc.

  • Choose from more than 80 standard oils provided
  • Add your own oils and additives
  • Include packaging items to see actual recipe costs

  • Save all your recipes, organized by group and type
  • Describe and save your molds for instant recipe resizing
  • Maintain supply purchase records, and supplier list

Friday, July 20, 2012

Handcrafted Body Care Industry - Calendar Of Events

Looking for a Soap Making Class, Soap Show, Seminar or Conference to attend? Check out our Handcrafted Body Care Industry - Calendar Of Events !

Do you teach Soap Making or Handcrafted Body Care Classes? Do you know about a Show or Conference we don't have listed? If you have classes or other soap making events that you would like displayed on our Calendar feel free to contact us @ info@soapequipment.com.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild Introduces a New Board of Directors!

A new Board of Directors took office in July.  Check out this article on the HSMG Blog to learn a little bit about each of the women that will be serving the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild this year.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Water Jacketed - Soap, Candle Wax & Oil Melters (Heaters)

Soap Making Oil - Candle Wax Melting Tanks

13 Gallon (100 lbs) Oil / Wax Tank (Melter) (Heater)

HANDcraft Heater Timer
Optional Timer

Oil / Wax Melter (Heater) Jacket
Oil / Wax Melter Jacket

We design and manufacture our line of Soap, Candle Wax and Oil Water Jacketed Tanks (Melters) for the HandCrafted Body Care Industry using only the finest materials available. These HandCrafted Stainless Steel Tanks (Melters) are built to serve you for years to come.

Available in 5 sizes (Custom sizes available upon request) to fit most any need...

We have WaxMelters and SoapMelters of all sizes, from the smallest of our soapmelters, the 13 gallon Water Jacketed Tank , to the largest of our stock waxmelters, the 125 gallon Water Jacketed Tank. We can also custom make you a WaxMelter or SoapMelter tank, just about any size you want.

Monday, July 9, 2012

HANDcraft Tank Scale

The HANDcraft Tank Scale is one of the most Versatile Scales we offer...

It is 'The Scale' to use with our 13 gallon Oil/Wax Tank and 20 gallon Lye Tank.

This scale is not only accurate for weighing large formulations, but doubles as a shipping and all around scale, capable of weighing very large packages, buckets of oils, even people!
  • Perfect for a startup system. The HANDcraft Tank Scale gives you the same efficiency, convenience and accuracy as our larger system designs.
  • Let’s say you have 4 oils in your base formula. All you do is zero (tare) out your tank, add your first oil, tare out the tank, add the second and so on.
  • This scale features AnyCal, Auto Calibration Software. It is amazingly easy to check the calibration and to quickly re-calibrate within seconds. Now you can be assured of accuracy for years to come, without having to have a professional service re-calibrate.
  • Has Programmable, Auto Hold, Auto Backlight, Auto Shut Off. These are easy to turn off or on as needed.
  • Tare button / function

FREE with Purchase of Pro Silver Package
For more information check it out HERE.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

The Ultimate Lip Balm Trays

Lip Balm Pouring Tray
Do you have a great formula for Lip Balm you've been filling by hand or with pipettes? Maybe you have more than one formula and would like to pour more than one at a time. Have you been making Lip Balm in trays that leak? Now is the time to try the Ultimate Lip Balm Trays.

Not only can you pour 225 balms all at once, for your most popular blends but you can pour 3 different Lip Balm tube quantities, using the same tray at the same time; choosing nearly any quantity combination of tubes that you want. As in all of our equipment, we keep 'You', the HandCrafter in mind. We understand that your business will grow. We also know this has to be done in steps that you can’t always produce large quantities, but whatever you make, you must be able to produce it efficiently, with cost and time in mind.

We have been custom making these trays for many years and have finally got them on our sites. We are adding more types all the time so just ask, if you have a special design in mind. They definitely make a difference in speed and in the final look of your product.

Machined precisely to accept a standard .15 ounce tube, no leaks, no mess.

Fits most manufacturers of .15 ounce (4.25g) tubes. 5/8”dia. x 2 5/8”H (16mm x 66mm)With more trays you can fill thousands per day. We also will make custom sized for any number of tubes.

Pour several blends at once or any number of quantity combinations. Our easy to use and set up divider, comes with your tray, for numerous combinations, ranging from a single 15 tube pour, to a pour of several blends in various multiples.

Heavy duty Stainless Steel Scraper is included.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Handcrafted Product Packaging Solutions

Not only do we offer great equipment to help you increase production and efficiency....we also offer packaging solutions for those awesome products you make.

Primera LX900 Label Printer
Full Color Label Printing
Shrink Wrap System Video
HANDcraft™ Plantable Paper

Bottle Labeling Applicators
Check out these great packaging solutions and more right HERE!

Monday, July 2, 2012

HSMG Announces - Canadian Product & Liability Insurance

Check out this post on the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild Blog. HSMG announces Product & Liability Insurance to their Canadian Members. Be sure to check out the full article for all the information.