Gleason Ball Clay
Fine grainding plastic ball clay
|Formula Weight||389.14||Enter the formula and formula weight directly into the Insight MDT dialog (since it records materials as formulas).|
Enter the analysis into an Insight recipe and enter the LOI using Override Calculated LOI (in the Calc menu). It will calculate the formula.
The manufacturer describes it as a fine-grained engineered blend offering excellent bonding and forming characteristics. Ideally suited for extrusion, dry and wet pressing applications. This material is an alternative to, for example, OM#4, it has a lower coal content and fires a little lighter in color.
Out Bound Links
- (Suppliers - Manufacturer)
H. C. Spinks Clay Company Inc.
- (Typecodes - Type)
1: BLC - Ball Clay
The decision about what materials to include in th...
- (Materials - Alternative)
OM #4 Ball Clay - Tennessee Ball Clay
OM4 Ball Clay, OM4, OM#4, OM 4, Old Mine #4, OM-4 Ball Clay
- (Materials - Related)
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Gleason ball clay fired test bars from cone 7-11 oxidation and cone 10 reduction.
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By Tony Hansen
XML for Import into INSIGHT
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<material name="Gleason Ball Clay" descrip="Fine grainding plastic ball clay" searchkey="" loi="0.00" casnumber="70694-09-6">
<oxide symbol="CaO" name="Calcium Oxide, Calcia" status="" percent="0.090" tolerance=""/>
<oxide symbol="MgO" name="Magnesium Oxide, Magnesia" status="" percent="0.040" tolerance=""/>
<oxide symbol="K2O" name="Potassium Oxide" status="" percent="0.320" tolerance=""/>
<oxide symbol="Na2O" name="Sodium Oxide, Soda" status="" percent="0.070" tolerance=""/>
<oxide symbol="P2O5" name="Phosphorus Pentoxide" status="" percent="0.110" tolerance=""/>
<oxide symbol="TiO2" name="Titanium Dioxide, Titania" status="" percent="1.480" tolerance=""/>
<oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="26.280" tolerance=""/>
<oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="58.800" tolerance=""/>
<oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="1.410" tolerance=""/>
<oxide symbol="MnO" name="Manganous Oxide" status="" percent="0.010" tolerance=""/>
<volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="11.600" tolerance=""/>
<volatile symbol="SO3" name="Sulfur Trioxide" percent="0.020" tolerance=""/>
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