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Dresden M Ball Clay

Kentucky Ball Clay

Alternate Names: Dresden Ball Caly

OxideAnalysisFormula
CaO0.30%0.021
MgO0.40%0.039
K2O1.20%0.050
Na2O0.10%0.006
TiO21.20%0.058
Al2O326.20%1.000
SiO255.90%3.621
Fe2O31.20%0.029
LOI12.50
Oxide Weight336.76
Formula Weight384.86
If this formula is not unified correctly please contact us.
PCE - Pyrometric Cone Equivalent 32

A fine-grained ball clay used primarily in plastic formed bodies. The colloidal organic present in Dresden M helps contribute excellent strength and plasticity.

Physical Properties
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Water of Plasticity*: 37.0%
% Dry Shrinkage*: 6.5
Dry M.O.R., psi:* 825
pH: 4.4
C.E.C., meq/100g: 11.0
Specific Surface Area, sq metre/g: 24.4
Soluble Sulfur: Low

P.C.E.: 32

Particle Size, Microns: 20 10 5 2 1 0.5 0.2
(% finer than) 99% 97% 93% 81% 72% 56% 35%

Fired Properties
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Cone 5 10
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Total Shrinkage: 13.0% 14.5%
Absorption: 10.0% 1.0%

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*Extruded, 50% ball clay, 50% flint
+Low-trace to 150, Med-150-400, High-450+
**50% Clay, 50% Nepheline Syenite


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XML for Import into INSIGHT

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="Dresden M Ball Clay" descrip="Kentucky Ball Clay" searchkey="Dresden Ball Caly" loi="0.00" casnumber="70694-09-6"> <oxides> <oxide symbol="CaO" name="Calcium Oxide, Calcia" status="" percent="0.300" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="MgO" name="Magnesium Oxide, Magnesia" status="" percent="0.400" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="K2O" name="Potassium Oxide" status="" percent="1.200" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Na2O" name="Sodium Oxide, Soda" status="" percent="0.100" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="TiO2" name="Titanium Dioxide, Titania" status="" percent="1.200" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="26.200" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="55.900" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="1.200" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="12.500" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>


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