Modification Date: 2015-10-30 17:50:16
A popular Gerstley Borate based iron-red glaze.
|Red Iron Oxide||15.0||12.8%|
There is much more information about this glaze at http://gerstleyborate.com.
The Boraq Gerstley Borate substitute works well in this recipe.
Melt flow test comparing two cone 6 iron red glazes fired to and cooled quickly from cone 6. Iron reds have very fluid melts and depend on this to develop the iron red crystals that impart the color. Needless to say, they also have high LOI that generates bubbles during melting, these disrupt the flow here.
G2896 Ravenscrag plum red iron red cone 6 glaze.
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Iron red glazes are common in the cone 6 range. The red color is a product of iron silicate crystals forming during the cooling cycle in the kiln. These glazes depend on having a very fluid melt. While it seems logical that a slow enough cooling cycle during firing is important to give the red iron ...
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Plainsman Cone 6 Ravenscrag Slip based iron-red glaze. It can be found among others at http://ravenscrag.com.
2012-11-13 - Iron red glazes are common in the cone 6 range. The red color is a product of iron silicate crystals forming during the cooling cycle in the kiln; it ...
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