Do you really need to use the scalex? What I’ve usually done is put
the counter enamel on the back, fire it, then clean the front well
with abrasive and proceed. Or reverse the process- I do the counter
first on small round things, since it adds a bit of a dome which I
If you really must use the scalex, maybe leaving it uncovered and
allowing some of the water to evaporate would help, but that’s just a
guess. I don’t mind the manual cleaning, myself.