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Plainsman iron red clays with rutile blue Alberta Slip glaze
Friday 27th March 2015
Specific gravity of a glaze using a scale and measuring cup
Wednesday 25th March 2015
Measuring specific gravity
Wednesday 16th July 2014
The feldspar can make a big difference in porcelain whiteness
The only difference between these two cone 6 porcelains is the feldspar. On the left is Minspar 200, on the right is Nepheline Syenite. They contain 309%.
Monday 23rd March 2015
Cleanest kaolin porcelain vs. ball-clay-only porcelain!
Tuesday 17th March 2015
Brown soluble salts that appear after drying, but disappear on firing
Thursday 26th February 2015
It shrinks much more yet cracks less. How is that possible?
Tuesday 1st January 2013
Powder to slurry to dewatered to mugs with handles in 1 hour. How?
Monday 16th March 2015
Paper clay is easy to make. And really different!
Context: It shrinks much more yet cracks less. How is that possible?, Fibers visible along a broken edge of a dried paper clay slab, Powder to slurry to dewatered to mugs with handles in 1 hour. How?, Green Strength
Friday 13th March 2015
These posts are actually pictures referenced on pages in The Digitalfire Reference Database, thousands of pages of explaining things you need to know to formulate, adjust and troubleshoot traditional ceramic bodies and glazes. It is organized as: Oxides, minerals, materials, recipes, articles, glossary, hazards, library, MDTs for INSIGHT, pictures, properties, firing schedules, significant temperatures, tests and troubleshooting. Level 2 desktop INSIGHT and Insight-Live both interact with it.
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