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49'er Ball Clay

Oxide Analysis Formula
CaO 0.05% 0.00
K2O 1.21% 0.05
MgO 0.15% 0.02
Na2O 0.06% 0.00
TiO2 1.51% 0.08
Al2O3 24.05% 1.00
SiO2 61.33% 4.33
Fe2O3 1.84% 0.05
LOI9.80%
Oxide Weight 382.55
Formula Weight 424.12

Notes

A true refractory California ball clay mined and manufactured by Industrial Minerals. Contributes to clay bodies the same essential good workability properties typical of more costly Kentucky ball clays, yet imparts its own unique character of low shrinkage.

Minus 200 mesh: 99%
Water of Plasticity: 36%

Shrinkage:
Dry - 7.4%
Cone 5 - 10.7%
Cone 10 - 12.0%

M.O.R.
Dry - 200
Cone 5 - 4490
Cone 10 - 4730

Absorption:
Cone 5 - 15.2%
Cone 10 - 9.9%

Color:
Cone 5 - cream
Cone 10 - lt. tan

SO3 content: less than .4%

Related Information

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Materials Ball Clay
Hazards Quartz Toxicity
Typecodes Ball Clay
Ball clays are abundant and very plastic and are used in all types of plastic forming bodies. They are not as white-burning or refractory as kaolins but lower in iron and fluxes than bentonites.

By Tony Hansen


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