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Skagit X Fireclay

Alternate Names: Skagit Fireclay

OxideAnalysisFormula
CaO0.30%0.017
MgO0.30%0.023
K2O0.50%0.017
Na2O0.50%0.025
TiO22.00%0.079
Al2O332.50%1.000
SiO262.00%3.238
Fe2O32.50%0.049
LOI0.35
Oxide Weight315.73
Formula Weight316.84
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PCE - Pyrometric Cone Equivalent
Sp VAL
1 32
BDLB - Bulk Density lbs/cu. ft. (Packed)
Sp VAL
1 124-129
SVWT - Sieve Analysis Wet
Sp VAL
1 +35 mesh: 13.0 35-48: 5.0 48-65: 5.0 65-100: 5.0 100-150: 3.5 150-200: 4.0 200-325: 6.0
SHAB - Shrinkage/Absorption Test
Sp DLEN FLEN FWT BWT CONE RDIA TEMP
1 95.55 91.02 41.6 43.84 8.0    
DFAC - Drying Factor
Sp DFAC SOLD SOLW
1 B120    
DSHR - Drying Shrinkage
Sp VAL
1 4.5
MOR - Modulus of Rupture - Fired
Sp VAL
1 700-1200 lbs/in2

A general purpose high duty refractory brick with good resistance to spalling.
To create plasticity of a typical pottery body 17-18% water is needed.
It has moderate plasticity and a low drying shrinkage.
It has some 8-10 mesh particles.


Skagit Fireclay PSD test

Skagit Fireclay PSD test

Particles from each category in a particle size distribution test of Skagit Fireclay

Skatgit Fireclay test bars

Skatgit Fireclay test bars

Fired from cone 8-11 and 10 reduction (bottom to top).

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XML for Import into INSIGHT

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="Skagit X Fireclay" descrip="" searchkey="Skagit Fireclay" loi="0.00" casnumber="70694-09-6"> <oxides> <oxide symbol="CaO" name="Calcium Oxide, Calcia" status="" percent="0.300" tolerance=".1"/> <oxide symbol="MgO" name="Magnesium Oxide, Magnesia" status="" percent="0.300" tolerance=".1"/> <oxide symbol="K2O" name="Potassium Oxide" status="" percent="0.500" tolerance=".1"/> <oxide symbol="Na2O" name="Sodium Oxide, Soda" status="" percent="0.500" tolerance=".1"/> <oxide symbol="TiO2" name="Titanium Dioxide, Titania" status="" percent="2.000" tolerance=".5"/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="U" percent="32.500" tolerance="1.5"/> <oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="62.000" tolerance="2"/> <oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="2.500" tolerance=".5"/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="0.350" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>


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