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    Hot Process Re-Melt Before Pour

    A little light reading for your education, Deeanna. https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Structural_Biochemistry/Lipids/Soap Also this: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/lipid/ Sorry to be "snarky," apparently that's how facts are interpreted here...
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    Hot Process Re-Melt Before Pour

    So your point all along was that I was right? Cheers then.
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    Hot Process Re-Melt Before Pour

    Clearly unconvinced by by what I'd read here, I decided to go ahead and try it. I'm not sure what I did wrong because I succeeded in melting the soap again prior to pour. My methodology follows for the benefit of anyone wishing to replicate (even the hurt feelings crowd): Not wanting to...
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    Hot Process Re-Melt Before Pour

    Can you (or anyone else) provide a source for the claim that a lipid in the gel phase cannot be melted to the liquid phase through the application of heat? I maintain that if you can't find a source, but continue to claim it as fact, then you are claiming to have made a new discovery. In that...
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    Hot Process Re-Melt Before Pour

    That's three people who are convinced that HP soap has no melting point. Someone contact NASA right away.
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    Hot Process Re-Melt Before Pour

    Your point being that regular soap has no melting point?
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    Hot Process Re-Melt Before Pour

    But soap - like all solids - does have its own melting point. If it did not, there would be no such thing as melt and pour soap.
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    Hot Process Re-Melt Before Pour

    I'm curious if anyone has ever tried to turn up the heat at the tail end of hot process, just prior to the "pour?" The purpose would be to melt it fully before going into the mold in order to get a clean, smooth finish on the finished bar. I'm assuming this wouldn't work with certain...
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