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KTS-2 Ball Clay

Tennessee Ball Clay

Alternate Names: KTS2 Ball Clay

Oxide Weight369.90
Formula Weight407.38
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An intermediate-grained Ball Clay with very good plasticity and strength. KTS-2 can be used in both casting and plastic formed bodies. It is also supplied in a clay-water slurry form for use by the sanitaryware and artware industries.

Physical Properties
Water of Plasticity: 32.6%
% Dry Shrinkage: 5.4
Dry M.O.R. (50:50 ball clay:silica, psi): 580
pH: 4.3
M.B.I. (meq/100g): 6.9
Specific Surface Area (sq-meter/g): 19.0
Soluble sulphur SO4: Medium

P.C.E.: 31

Particle Size, Microns: 20 10 5 2 1 0.5
(% finer than) 93% 86% 73% 58% 46% 35%

Fired Properties
Cone 5 10
Total Shrinkage: 11.5% 14.6%
Absorption: 12.2% 5.5%

*This info is from a data sheet from Jan 2013

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XML for Import into INSIGHT

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