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Tennessee #1 SGP

Alternate Names: SGP #1 Ball Clay

Oxide Analysis Formula
CaO 0.20% 0.01
K2O 0.60% 0.02
MgO 0.40% 0.04
Na2O 0.20% 0.01
TiO2 2.00% 0.10
Al2O3 26.80% 1.00
SiO2 58.90% 3.73
Fe2O3 1.10% 0.03
LOI10.10%
Oxide Weight 343.30
Formula Weight 381.87

Notes

A coarse-grained fast-casting ball clay with medium plasticity and strength. SGP is an "industry standard" based on its popularity in for casting. It can also be used in plastic formed bodies. It is also widely used as a suspension aid in glazes.

Physical Properties
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Water of Plasticity: 33.8%
% Dry Shrinkage: 6.2
Dry M.O.R. (50:50 ball clay:silica, psi): 580
pH: 4.5
M.B.I. (meq/100g): 8.7
Specific Surface Area (sq-meter/g): 24.7
Soluble sulphur SO4: Low

P.C.E.: 32

Particle Size, Microns: 20 10 5 2 1 0.5
(% finer than) 97% 94% 87% 76% 65% 54%

Fired Properties
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Cone 5 10
Total Shrinkage: 13.0% 15.9%
Absorption: 12.5% 6.0%

Shipped from Mayfield, KY

*This info is from a data sheet from Jan 2013

Related Information

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Materials Ball Clay
Suppliers K&T Clays
Typecodes Ball Clay
Ball clays are abundant and very plastic and are used in all types of plastic forming bodies. They are not as white-burning or refractory as kaolins but lower in iron and fluxes than bentonites.

Data

Pyrometric Cone Equivalent32

By Tony Hansen


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