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Answered 2012-03-07 00:20:22

They are polysterene foam and fiber glass (not encouraged due to irritation of the skin when broken). Also you can use Styrofoam and sawdust. tin foil is useful because it reflects the light, but if it is making contact with the ice cube then it just makes it melt faster.

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