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Tennessee #9 Ball Clay

Tennessee Ball Clay, very light firing ball clay

Alternate Names: Tenn #9, Tennessee #9

Oxide Weight292.40
Formula Weight325.25
If this formula is not unified correctly please contact us.

Physical Properties
Water of Plasticity: 29.9%
% Dry Shrinkage: 4.7
Dry M.O.R. (50:50 ball clay:silica, psi): 550
pH: 4.1
M.B.I. (meq/100g): 6.5
Specific Surface Area (sq-meter/g): 19.7
Soluble sulphur SO4: Low

P.C.E.: 33

Particle Size, Microns: 20 10 5 2 1 0.5
(% finer than) 97% 88% 83% 69% 62% 49%

Fired Properties
Cone 5 10
Total Shrinkage: 11.0% 13.9%
Absorption: 11.6% 5.8%

*This info is from a data sheet from Jan 2013

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By Tony Hansen

XML for Import into INSIGHT

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