Bottle Slumping --
Removing Labels from Bottles
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Here are several suggestions for removing labels from bottles
prior to slumping the bottles in a kiln.
1. Try heating with a hair dryer, steamer, or heat gun. Most labels are
affixed with hot glue, so reheating the glue usually allows the
label to slide off.
2. Mineral spirits can be used to remove any residual glue from
3. If you don't want to save the label, just soak the bottle in
warm water, then remove.
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removing labels from bottles.
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