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Cool Tools Clay Hydrator

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Every metal clay artist has gone back into an old opened package and found their leftover clay too dry to work with. Our Clay Hydrator eliminates this issue and can save you hundreds of dollars in lost clay.

Keep all of your metal clay moist and workable for months-on-end. Keep your clay in a Cool Tools Clay Hydrator during the design process to make sure it doesn’t dry out. If you’ve been working with some clay and your hands have dried it out, place it in the hydrator, and in less than 30 minutes, you will begin to notice a difference in the workability. Never be limited again by dried out clay.

Watch our Clay Hydrator Video below and see how this innovative and inexpensive tool can save your clay, your time, and most important, your money.

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Cool Tools Clay Hydrator
5 stars - "Works like magic!"


Review: Works exactly as described. I bought one for each kind of metal clay I use to make sure I don't cross-contaminate. PMC3, PMC Pro, COPPRClay and white COPPRClay, all are super happy and the perfect working consistency. The only problem is that I might need another one!

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Keep metal clay hydrated and workable for months-on-end.

Item# Item Name Price: Qty Add
STR-323 Cool Tools Clay Hydrator
STR-324 Replacement Sponges for the Cool Tools Clay Hydrator
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Cool Tools Clay Hydrator

Only use distilled water in the Clay Hydrator because it does not have impurities, which help prevent molding. When adding clay to the Hydrator, loosely wrap it in a small piece of plastic wrap. Do not wrap it too tightly, because this allows the moisture in the air to get into the clay. Never place clay directly on the sponge, or the water and the clay will make a mess and form slip. Make sure your hands are clean

Each sponge is sized perfectly for the Clay Hydrator, so everything fits together nicely. This bottom sponge should be soaked a little more thoroughly, allowing a small amount of water to rest in the bottom of the base. This water is slowly absorbed through the bottom sponge, and continuously pulled up into the air by the top sponge. During this process, your clay absorbs this much needed moisture and re-hydrates any metal clay. This innovative design creates the perfect environment to keep metal clay hydrated for several months.

Clay Hydrator does not re-hydrate completely bone-dry clay.

Note: When using the clay hydrator, you are creating a moist environment for days, weeks or months at a time which can encourage mold. Distilled water and clean hands are essential.

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