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Martin #5/L1 Ball Clay

Oxide Analysis Formula
CaO 0.30% 0.02
K2O 1.00% 0.04
MgO 0.40% 0.04
Na2O 0.30% 0.02
TiO2 1.20% 0.05
Al2O3 27.90% 1.00
SiO2 55.20% 3.36
Fe2O3 1.10% 0.03
LOI12.60%
Oxide Weight 319.53
Formula Weight 365.59

Notes

A coarse-grained, fast casting Ball Clay with good strength and plasticity. Martin #5/L-1 is ideal for all casting applications and is also supplied in a clay water slurry form for use by the sanitaryware and artware industries.

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Typecodes Ball Clay
Ball clays are abundant and very plastic and are used in all types of plastic forming bodies. They are not as white-burning or refractory as kaolins but lower in iron and fluxes than bentonites.

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