The Summer Bee Meadow
Soapmaking Calculator [v1.0]
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This calculator can be used to make Solid Soaps or Liquid Soaps
Calculations take into accounnt the typical impurities percentage found in NaOH and KOH supplies.
Enter the amount of each base oil and other ingredients in your recipe below.
Our
Lye Calculator will compute the correct amount of alkali and minimum amount of water
you need to use to make soap.
Then use our Recipe Resizer to make the right amount
of soap you need for your chosen mold size and shape.
Water calculations are as per the "Failor" method for solid and for liquid soaps (they are different).
Liquid soapmakers: Select "Potassium hydroxide" option. For a more guided experience with more
process options, try our Summer Bee Meadow Advanced Soap Calculator
Accuracy of this calculator has been verified to the SAP values as provided by our oils suppliers.
For best results and to support this online soapmaking calculator:
PLEASE PURCHASE YOUR SOAPMAKING SUPPLIES FROM SUMMER BEE MEADOW
Note: Read directions for the type of soap you will make before starting!
ALWAYS FOLLOW SOUND SAFETY PRACTICES WHEN MAKING SOAP
Enter Your Recipe Name:
Enter Percent Superfatted:
%
Choose Alkali Type Used:
Sodium Hydroxide ( Lye ) - powder or beads, dry
Potassium Hydroxide - use to make liquid soap base
Note: All "Ounces" = Weight Measure
Choose
Oils/Fats:
Enter
Amounts:
Units:
Enter Other
Ingredients:
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Amounts:
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Units:
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See your calculated recipe with correct
alkali amount and minimum water needed.
Then use our Recipe Resizer
to fit
your mold, rectangular or round.
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Website and Soap Calculators concept, design and scripting by Steve Mushynsky.
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[Web page code was last updated on: Monday, April 11, 2011]