A fine-grained ball clay with excellent strength and plasticity Todd Light is very popular both in casting and plastic formed bodies Applications include sanitary ware, electrical porcelain and dinnerware.
Water of Plasticity*: 37.0%
% Dry Shrinkage*: 6.5
Dry M.O.R., psi:* 825
pH: 4.4 C.E.C., meq/100g: 11.0
Specific Surface Area, sq metre/g: 24.4
Soluble sulfur+: Low
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.