Tips & Techniques Curing

Standard

Kato Polyclay should be cured at about 300°F (150°C), however it can be cured within the range of 275°F (135°C) and 325°F (165°C). It has been approved to be cured at 350°F (175°C). You should never exceed a temperature of 365°F (185°C) when curing Kato Polyclay. When cured at elevated temperatures, Kato Polyclay will become harder and stronger, and have an increased surface gloss.

 

It is recommended that you cure your piece for 10-30 minutes. For optimal strength, it is recommended that you cure your piece for 30 minutes. Curing Kato Polyclay for longer periods of time will yeild similar results as curing it at elevated temperatures, however it is not recommended that you cure it for longer than the recommended time.