How to Add Materials to the Desktop Insight MDT

There are five ways to do it. Generate your MDT at, copy and paste XML, type in the formula, enter an analysis as a recipe, handle the MDT as a CSV file in Excel.

D. Desktop Insight

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It shows in detail how to add materials to INSIGHT using the INSIGHT materials dialog, using CSV materials files and Microsoft Excel and building a custom materials file at

Out Bound Links

In Bound Links

  • (Project) INSIGHT MDT Files

    Learn about the contents of the INSIGHT MDT files on these pages. To visit your personal MDT building page click here ( you can also click the Download MDT link at the top of ...

  • (Project) Ceramic Materials Overview

    The study of ceramic materials is at the center of all ceramic technology. While knowing the chemistry of materials gives you control of most of the fired properties of glazes, knowing the physical an...

  • (Glossary) Digitalfire Insight

    A desktop application for Windows, Linux, Macintosh that you download and install. Insight is a classic glaze chemistry calculator. -It interactively converts recipes to formulas and back. The main Insight window shows side-by-side recipes and their formulas, you can make chemistry changes to one...

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