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Martin #5 Ball Clay

Tennessee Ball Clay

Alternate Names: Martin#5, Wade Martin Ball Clay

Oxide Weight319.53
Formula Weight365.59
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A coarse-grained, fast casting ball clay used exclusively in casting bodies. Applications include sanitaryware, artware and dinnerware.

Shipped from Whitlock, TN

Water of Plasticity: 28.0%
% Dry Shrinkage: 4.5
Dry M.O.R., psi:* 420
pH: 5.0
C.E.C., meq/100g: 5.5
Soluble sulfur:** Low

Cone 5 10
Total Shrinkage: 9.5% 11.0%
Absorption: 12.5% 5.5%

P.C.E.: 31

Particle Size, Microns: 20 10 5 2 1 0.5 0.2
90% 82% 73% 56% 43% 30% 15%

*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

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