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Tennessee #1 SGP

Tennessee Ball Clay

Alternate Names: SGP #1 Ball Clay

OxideAnalysisFormula
CaO0.20%0.014
MgO0.40%0.038
K2O0.60%0.024
Na2O0.20%0.012
TiO22.00%0.095
Al2O326.80%1.000
SiO258.90%3.730
Fe2O31.10%0.026
LOI10.10
Oxide Weight343.30
Formula Weight381.87
If this formula is not unified correctly please contact us.
PCE - Pyrometric Cone Equivalent 32

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


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XML for Import into INSIGHT

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="Tennessee #1 SGP" descrip="Tennessee Ball Clay" searchkey="SGP #1 Ball Clay" loi="0.00" casnumber="70694-09-6"> <oxides> <oxide symbol="CaO" name="Calcium Oxide, Calcia" status="" percent="0.200" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="MgO" name="Magnesium Oxide, Magnesia" status="" percent="0.400" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="K2O" name="Potassium Oxide" status="" percent="0.600" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Na2O" name="Sodium Oxide, Soda" status="" percent="0.200" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="TiO2" name="Titanium Dioxide, Titania" status="" percent="2.000" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="26.800" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="58.900" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="1.100" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="10.100" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>


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