Chavant NSP Clay Handling tips
Chavant NSP Clay can be warmed to soften but as it softens it also becomes sticky. Using small amounts of water, citrus-based solvents, lighter fluid, latex paint removers, turpentine or mineral spirits as a lubricant on the surface of the clay will help to attain a smooth surface.
Chavant NSP Clay Unique Prop’s
NSP can actually be melted and poured as a casting, brushed or sprayed. The melting point is approximately 175° F.
Soft “4”, Medium “7”, Hard “8” on a scale of 1-10.
NSP – Soft is generally used at room temperature. NSP – Medium and Hard are most often warmed to a temperature of 110° F – 120° F to soften it. When it returns to room temperature it also returns to the initial firmness.
Chavant NSP Clay Working Temp
Room temperature to 40.55°C / 105° F.
Due to potential oxidation, if a model is expected to sit for months at a time, it may be best to keep it out of direct sunlight and to cover it with a plastic bag to prevent direct contact with air.
Wash hands with soap and water after use.
All of Chavant modeling clays are certified as Non-Toxic and Non-Hazardous by the ACMI. All of our Fine Art
clays bear the ACMI safety symbol. The Industrial Clays, although certified, do not bear the symbol.