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Jackson Ball Clay

Tennessee Ball Clay

Oxide Weight302.62
Formula Weight338.88
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A fine-grained, high alumina Ball Clay known for its excellent fired color, strength and plasticity. Jackson is very popular in both casting and plastic formed bodies. Ceramic applications include dinnerware, sanitaryware, artware, electrical porcelain and refractories. It is also popular in emulsion applications.

Physical Properties
Water of Plasticity: 32.1%
% Dry Shrinkage: 5.0
Dry M.O.R. (50:50 ball clay:silica) psi: 604
pH: 4.2
M.B.I. (meq/100g): 7.6
Specific Surface Area (sq-meter/g): 23.3
Soluble sulfur SO4: Low
P.C.E.: 33

Particle Size, Microns: 20 10 5 2 1 0.5 0.2
(% finer than) 97% 92% 87% 76% 67% 55% 39%

Fired Properties
Cone 5 10
Total Shrinkage: 12.7% 15.6%
Absorption: 11.6% 5.0%

*This info is from a data sheet dated Jan 2013

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XML for Import into INSIGHT

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