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K&T Special

Kentucky Ball Clay

Alternate Names: Kentucky Special Ball Clay

Oxide Weight317.17
Formula Weight372.26
If this formula is not unified correctly please contact us.
PCE - Pyrometric Cone Equivalent 32

Water of Plasticity: 40.0%
% Dry Shrinkage: 7.5
Dry M.O.R., psi:* 890
pH: 4.3
C.E.C., meq/100g: 11.5
Soluble sulfur:** Med-High

Cone 5 10
Total Shrinkage: 15.5% 17.5%
Absorption: 14.0% 3.5%

P.C.E.: 32

Particle Size, Microns: 20 10 5 2 1 0.5 0.2
97% 95% 90% 80% 70% 56% 31%

*Modulus of Rupture Specimens: De-aired, extruded, 50% ball clay, 50% flint
**Low-trace to 150, Med-150-400, High-450+

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By Tony Hansen

XML for Import into INSIGHT

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="K&T Special" descrip="Kentucky Ball Clay" searchkey="Kentucky Special Ball Clay" 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="0.500" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="K2O" name="Potassium Oxide" status="" percent="0.900" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Na2O" name="Sodium Oxide, Soda" status="" percent="0.200" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="TiO2" name="Titanium Dioxide, Titania" status="" percent="1.500" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="27.400" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="53.300" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="1.100" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="14.800" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>

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