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A phenomenon, which when understood, assists technicians to create better deflocculated ceramic slurries. It relates to the understanding the electrolytic interactions of minute particles in a suspension (colloidal science). It is the potential difference between the dispersion medium and the stationary layer of fluid attached to the dispersed particles.
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Deflocculation is the magic behind the ceramic casting process, it enables slurries having impossibly low water contents and ware having amazingly low drying shrinkage
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