Plainsman Cone 10R Firing
Start temperature assumed: 25°C
||Rate to Temp °C
||10°C/hr to 120
||Heat up overnight on pilots
||50°C/hr to 550
||100°C/hr to 980
||50°C/hr to 1300
||Start light reduction beginning of this step
||0°C/hr to 1300
||Oxidation this step, but with no temperature rise
||Freefall°C/hr to 30
*Rates are expressed as "Celcius/Fahrenheit degrees", temperatures as "Degrees celcius/fahrenheit"
Every gas kiln is different so this schedule may not work for you. Our kiln can rise while reducing so we do not do a separate body and glaze reduction with an oxidation climb between. We soak for half an hour in oxidation at the end.
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GR10-B - Ravenscrag Cone 10R Gloss Base
Cone 10 Reduction glaze made using 90% Ravenscrag Slip.
2005-02-22 - 100% Ravenscrag slip fires to a silky matte at cone 10R so you need to melt it a little more to get a good gloss.
This version produces excellent r...
GA10-D - Alberta Slip Black Cone 10R
You can make a black glaze at cone 10R using only 1% black stain in a 100% calcine:raw mix of Alberta Slip
2003-12-12 - Alberta Slip is a great base for black glazes at cone 10 reduction, only 1% black stain is needed to obtain a jet black glossy. Increasing amounts of ...
GR10-A - Pure Ravenscrag Slip
Ravenscrag all by itself makes a great cone 10 reduction semi-gloss glaze. It also has great working properties.
2003-12-19 - Ravenscrag Slip is a revolutionary glaze material for stoneware. At cone 10R it can be used pure and produces a functional semi-gloss surface. The pos...
GA10-B - Alberta Slip Tenmoku Cone 10R
You can make a tenmoku from Alberta Slip by adding only 2% iron oxide and 5% calcium carbonate
2003-12-12 - Tenmoku glazes normally contain 10%+ iron oxide, they are extremely messy to use and often have poor slurry suspension properties and are difficult to...
L3341B - Alberta Slip Iron Crystal Cone 10R
By adding a little iron to 100% Alberta Slip you can make an iron crystal glaze.
2003-12-18 - Typically this type of glaze is made by adding up to 15% iron oxide to a transparent glaze. However using Alberta Slip, you only need 3% iron (this is...
G1947U - Cone 10 Glossy Transparent Base Glaze
Reliable widely used base glaze for cone 10 porcelains and whitewares. The original recipe was developed from a glaze used for porcelain insulators.
2003-12-18 - This is is long-time cone 10 transparent base, it is used by many potters around the world. It was originally employed as a high temperature porcelain...
G2571A - Cone 10 Silky Dolomite Matte Base Glaze
A cone 10R dolomite matte having a pleasant silky surface, it does not cutlery mark, stain or craze on common bodies
2003-12-18 - A standard Plainsman Clays cone 10R dolomite matte glaze used for many years. It came from another recipe that employed calcium carbonate to supply th...
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