# process

1. ### Is SoapCalc for Hot or Cold Process?

I have read that Hot and Cod processes use up different amounts of water during making, how can we account for this in SoapCalc? How would we know about the difference in evaporation rates, etc? Is there a general guide / rule of thumb that we can follow for hot and cold?
2. ### Hot Process (HP) Fluid Method (simple version)

Hot Process (HP) Fluid Method (simple version) .. From the video: Stick Blender Hot Process from start to finish .. Expected duration: Under 30 minutes (not including preparation) .. (video included below - 44 minutes) Tools: . Large Pot (much bigger than your batch to allow for expansion) ...
3. ### Super-fatting - what it is and how to do it appropriately

I'm kind of confused about how superfatting is calculated and done. I've seen lye calculators that have an area to input SF % and then amounts of oil (in % - must equal 100). So if you want to make 5% SF and you want 35% CO, 35% OO and 25% lard, 5% castor, & you plan to use 500grams of oil...
4. ### Trying to fix a batch

Hi everyone! I tried HP for the first time. I made a basic soap of 80% olive and 20% coconut. I made the same recipe as a CP and it turned out wonderful. The HP batch smells a little weird though. I scented both batches (the earlier CP and my recent HP) with lemongrass EO but did not put as...