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« on: January 16, 2008 10:33:39 PM »

okay, probably a dumb question, but i just wanted to double check. i want to make some polymer clay magnets for my fridge, and i was wondering if it was better to just glue the magnets on after baking or if i can bake the magnets on the clay?
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« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2008 08:59:52 AM »

I think it depends on the magnet.  I think I read somewhere that some magnets don't fare well in the oven.  If you're not sure, you could always do a test.  I'd probably just glue them on after baking, but that's just me.
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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2008 01:40:40 PM »

It may be okay for reasonably strong magnets, especially if there won't be much stress placed on the magnet, etc., but you can read more about the issues of baking magnets of various types with polymer clay on this page for more explanation and details of types, etc., if you want:
http://www.glassattic.com/polymer/other_materials.htm
(... click on Magnets & Magnet Sheet...)


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