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WC-5 Kaolin

OxideAnalysisFormula
CaO0.06%0.003
MgO0.11%0.007
K2O0.03%0.001
Na2O0.00%0.000
TiO21.29%0.043
Al2O338.40%1.000
SiO245.60%2.015
Fe2O30.38%0.006
LOI14.21
Oxide Weight228.09
Formula Weight265.87
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Wilklay WC-5 is a clean, high quality, very white firing airfloated kaolin especially selected for the whitewares segment of the ceramic industries. The clay has very low residue, an intermediately fine particle size and high plasticity. It is an alternative to #6 Tile and Sapphire kaolin.

Moisture, Max% as produced: 1.0
325 mesh residue, Max: 1.0
Median particle size: 1.2 microns
pH (28% solids), average: 6.9
CEC (Meq/100 gr): 4.0

Particle size:
% Finer than 20 microns: 98
10 microns: 93
5 microns: 80
2 microns: 58
1 micron: 44
0.5 microns: 27


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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="WC-5 Kaolin" descrip="" searchkey="" loi="14.21" casnumber="95077-05-7"> <oxides> <oxide symbol="CaO" name="Calcium Oxide, Calcia" status="" percent="0.060" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="MgO" name="Magnesium Oxide, Magnesia" status="" percent="0.110" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="K2O" name="Potassium Oxide" status="" percent="0.030" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Na2O" name="Sodium Oxide, Soda" status="" percent="0.000" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="TiO2" name="Titanium Dioxide, Titania" status="" percent="1.290" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="38.400" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="45.600" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="0.380" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="14.210" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>


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