How Is Silly Putty Made?

Answer James Wright created Silly Putty by accident in 1943. He worked in General Electric's New Haven laboratory as an engineer. He was trying to create an inexpensive substitute for synthetic rubber. In... Read More »

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How to Pop Silly Putty?

An editor has suggested that this article be merged with:"How to Make a Popping Sound with Silly Putty" Per the merge policy, if these topics are determined to be similar but distinct, then the art... Read More »

How do I get Silly Putty off of fabric?

Spray With Oil-Based LubricantRemove excess Silly Putty with a dull knife or a spoon. Spray the stain with an oil-based lubricant (Silly Putty's parent company, Crayola, recommends using WD-40). Le... Read More »

How do I get Silly Putty out of clothes?

Cut ItStretch the clothing tight, and use a butter knife to cut away as much Silly Putty as you can. A serrated knife sometimes works better than a straight knife.Swab ItApply rubbing alcohol with... Read More »

How to Heat Silly Putty?

This is random, but fun! Heated Silly Putty is a great thing to play with, especially with those cold winter hands!