I decided to do my small experimenting batches all at one time to save time next week to catch up with other things. I prepared my lye solution in a big batch to work on all of them one by one to try new FO and colorants. One of the batches didn't reach a trace, it took so long stick blending, after I am done with all of them I am thinking I may have not added lye to that one, I am not sure, it has been few hours now, still thick liquid but not like any of the other batches.

How do I determine that it doesn't have lye? What advice you can give me to fix it?

Thank you

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I need help to calculate the % of lye I have used in each batch, please, I figured out where I made the mistake.

I made 10 small testing batches of 700 grams of oils each , the total liquid amount is 2184 grams, I was supposed to use 218.4 for each batch. For some reason I have used 371 grams of 31% lye solution for 6 of them, I missed one, and added 342 grams for the last three batches, so how much I added to each one of them? Was the lye concentration in the first 6 batches 52%, while in the last ones it was 48%? If my calculation is right, do I expect the batches to crumble?

Thank you

How do I determine that it doesn't have lye? What advice you can give me to fix it?

Thank you

Edit to add/

I need help to calculate the % of lye I have used in each batch, please, I figured out where I made the mistake.

I made 10 small testing batches of 700 grams of oils each , the total liquid amount is 2184 grams, I was supposed to use 218.4 for each batch. For some reason I have used 371 grams of 31% lye solution for 6 of them, I missed one, and added 342 grams for the last three batches, so how much I added to each one of them? Was the lye concentration in the first 6 batches 52%, while in the last ones it was 48%? If my calculation is right, do I expect the batches to crumble?

Thank you

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