|On the right is Fimo Soft and on the left is Fimo Classic,|
the recommended baking temperature is 110ºC (230º F)
for 30 minutes in the oven
|Best way of conditioning is by rolling and folding the clay,|
the clay conditioned can stretch thinly like above.
|Basic test starts from creating bead, cone shaped cross for|
clay adhesion and the 1.0 mm thin strip for flexibility.
|It is the same for Fimo Classic which is a better quality clay|
difficult to condition as all Fimo clays are crumby.
|Preheat the water in a stainless steel pot or bowl.|
|Put in all the clay tests to the boiling pot and boiling it for|
|Removed the tests and let it cool for 15 minutes.|
|Observing the Fimo Soft clay after boiling shows blistering|
on the surfaces of the clay strip, bead not so on Fimo Classic.
|Testing flexibility of the Fimo Soft Clay by bending the|
|It breaks easily into two pieces.|
|Bending the Fimo Classic Clay for flexibility test|
|The Fimo Classic breaks into 2 pieces.|
The Hardness Test