Hi all,

I am actually hoping to add silk to my masterbatch lye. Most people seem to eyeball the amount of silk they add. From what I can work out, the standard amount in weight is .11 per cent of the weight of the total batch of soap.

If that is accurate, I can calculate in reverse what weight of silk I should put in my masterbatch.

I am hoping that maybe one person at least might be able to confirm my calculation that the weight of the amount of silk they add is essentially .11 per cent of the weight of their total batch of soap. In my dreams, someone would give me an estimate of how much silk per weight of masterbatch I should add but failing that (and from the threads here I can't see anyone doing this), I'd love it if someone could confirm my .11 per cent theory. Thank you in advance for any help, best wishes, Orla

ps ANOTHER CALCULATION I CAME UP WITH WAS .31 PER CENT OF THE OILS WHICH OBVIOUSLY IS A MUCH GREATER AMOUNT.

I am actually hoping to add silk to my masterbatch lye. Most people seem to eyeball the amount of silk they add. From what I can work out, the standard amount in weight is .11 per cent of the weight of the total batch of soap.

If that is accurate, I can calculate in reverse what weight of silk I should put in my masterbatch.

I am hoping that maybe one person at least might be able to confirm my calculation that the weight of the amount of silk they add is essentially .11 per cent of the weight of their total batch of soap. In my dreams, someone would give me an estimate of how much silk per weight of masterbatch I should add but failing that (and from the threads here I can't see anyone doing this), I'd love it if someone could confirm my .11 per cent theory. Thank you in advance for any help, best wishes, Orla

ps ANOTHER CALCULATION I CAME UP WITH WAS .31 PER CENT OF THE OILS WHICH OBVIOUSLY IS A MUCH GREATER AMOUNT.

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