•The secret to cool bodies and glazes is a lot of testing.
•The secret to know what to test is material and chemistry knowledge.
•The secret to learning from testing is documentation.
•The place to test, do the chemistry and document is an account at https://insight-live.com
•The place to get the knowledge is https://digitalfire.com

Sign-up at https://insight-live.com today.

F-75 Silica Sand

Oxide Weight169813.00
Formula Weight169982.98
If this formula is not unified correctly please contact us.
GSPT - Frit Softening Point 3100F

F-75 sand is a popular material used in modelling clay bodies to impart drying and firing properties. It is much cleaner than brick grogs.

Grain Shape: Rounded
Hardness (Mod): 7.0
Specific Gravity: 2.65
Bulk Density lbs/cu. ft. (Compacted): 104, (Uncompacted): 92
Moisture Content Dry (Max): <.1
AFS Grain Fineness: 76
AFS Acid demand (@pH 7): <1.0
pH: 7

Sieve Analysis: (as of Dec 2011 the material is a little coarser in the 70-100 mesh range)
USA Std. Sieve (Ind. % retained)
#30: 0.1
#40: 0.8
#50: 3.8
#70: 28.9
#100: 52.0
#140: 12.3
#200: 1.8
#270: 0.3

Out Bound Links

By Tony Hansen

XML for Import into INSIGHT

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="F-75 Silica Sand" descrip="" searchkey="" loi="0.00" casnumber="15468-32-3"> <oxides> <oxide symbol="CaO" name="Calcium Oxide, Calcia" status="" percent="0.005" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="MgO" name="Magnesium Oxide, Magnesia" status="" percent="0.005" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="TiO2" name="Titanium Dioxide, Titania" status="" percent="0.036" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="0.060" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="99.752" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="0.032" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="0.100" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>

Feedback, Suggestions

Your email address


Your Name


Copyright 2003, 2008, 2015 https://digitalfire.com, All Rights Reserved