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Monday, August 27, 2012

Soap Making Tools and Accessories

These little items will help you in a BIG way!

Tired of busting you fingernails trying to get those lids off? What you need is a Bucket Lid Lifter!

This is Aluminum Scoop is perfect for scooping your solid oils from buckets or drums.

HANDcraft™ Poly Bucket Pump - Great for getting those oils out of the bucket with less mess!

Check out more great tools and accessories HERE

Friday, August 24, 2012

Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe

2 Bars (or enough for 2 Cups) Fels-Naptha, Castile Soap, or homemade soap - Grated
2 Cups Washing Soda (Arm & Hammer)
2 Cups Borax (20 Mule-Team)
5 Gallon Bucket w/ lid
5 gallons water (approx)

Grate soap with a cheese grater or chop in a food processor until fine and heat in large sauce pan with water (enough to cover grated soap)

When soap has melted add to 5 gallon bucket with lid and add about 2 gallons warm water. Add Washing Soda and Borax and stir until well mixed. Then fill the bucket to about ¾ full and stir until well mixed.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Soap Making Equipment Videos

Soap Making Videos - See Our Products In Action
What is one of the best ways to learn how to do something? By watching someone else do it! If you are interested in seeing how to make cold process soap, how to line a soap mold, or how to use a larger soap making system to increase your volume then this page is for you.

Most of our videos were shot using amateurs. We wanted to show you how even a person who knows nothing about soap making can easily use our equipment.

From Small Production Soap Making to Professional Large Production Soap Making - We cover it all on our Video Page!

You can use our Equipment Videos as a great tool whether you are trying to decide whether to purchase a new system or whether you are learning about trace or lining soap molds – Just pause them when you need to and then start again. You can view them right from our Video Page or download them to your computer for viewing later.

All of the Videos are formatted in (.wmv) - (.mpg) - (Flash) video format
If you choose to download the videos to view later – We offer a few FREE Media Players that will work fine...Windows Media Player - WinAmp - DivX

Monday, August 13, 2012

Mixers and Blenders for Soap

Check out all your options for mixing your soap, soap oils and candle wax HERE.

We have designed The Mighty Mixer™ to be extremely versatile and durable. It will mix your Soap, Lotions, Dry Materials, Oil blends, Body Washes and much more.

Light Commercial Power Wand
Trace, 10 to 15 pounds of soap in minutes. This is not a toy, it is a real workhorse, built to last. Perfect for Small Production Soap.

Commercial Power Wands 

Tired of that little stick blender burning out? Well here is the ultimate for blending Lotions, Liquid Soap and even CP & HP Soap. Need something that will mix 30 gallons of lotion at the oil in water phase? Here is the answer. Castile SoapMaker's...take that trace time down to 15 minutes or less.

Slow Speed Mixer Impeller BladesOil/Wax Melter (Heater) Slow Speed Mixer
Here is the Perfect Solution for continuous mixing of any solution, from watery liquids to thick creams, from ice cold milk to the hottest candle wax. If you need something special just ask.

Soap Pot Whipper
Willow Way Pot WhipperIncrease production by reducing trace time and at the same time achieve a better blend of ingredients.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Look What's On Sale at SoapEquipment.com

On Sale at SoapEquipment.com

1,000 Watt 120 Volt Drum Heater
Drum Heater
A must if you use any oil that is solid above room temperature

200 Watt Bucket-Pail Heater
Bucket Heater
Perfect for plastic or metal buckets

One-Quart Dipper
One Quart Dipper
Handy when dispensing those last few ounces of liquid from your oil heater