Using heat, radiation, or reaction with chemical additives to change the properties of a polymeric system into a final, more stable, usable condition. For liquid coatings, it is the process by which the liquid is converted into a solid film.
Vulcanization; conditions necessary to produce a given state of vulcanization.
To bake the clay so that it sets permanently and is no longer soft or workable. Diluent Made by the makers of Sculpey, diluent is a fluid used to thin or soften clay. A little goes a long way so be careful. It can also be used to help strengthen bonds between clay pieces, especially between baked and unbaked clay. Embossing Powder Powders used by rubber stampers which melt when heated. The powders can also be used on and in polymer clay for a variety of effects.