Today I was happily vulcanizing away. The buzzer went off on the
timer, I go to open the vulcanizer, and can’t to it. All of us try,
no one can open it.
I wasn’t vulcanizing anything unusual. It’s an old vulcanizer,
nothing fancy. Wheel type handle on top. Brand is Pro Craft or
I’m hoping someone will post and say, oh yes, Elaine, that’s a
standard vulcanizer problem, just do this and it will magically
It’s really, really stuck. The strongest among us cannot open it.
And if it’s not salvageable and you have a cheap, used vulcanizer
for sale, do email me!
Metalsmith, Certified PMC Instructor
Hard to Find Tools for Metal Clay