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Allen G Kaolin

Oxide Analysis Formula
CaO 0.05% 0.00
K2O 0.20% 0.01
MgO 0.10% 0.01
Na2O 0.08% 0.00
TiO2 1.65% 0.05
Al2O3 38.50% 1.00
SiO2 45.00% 1.98
Fe2O3 0.55% 0.01
LOI13.60%
Oxide Weight 228.19
Formula Weight 264.11

Notes

An intermediate-grained kaolin used as a suspension aid in ceramic glazes.

Physical Properties
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Dry M.O.R., psi:* 400
pH: 4.8
C.E.C., meq/100g: 6.5 +/- 1.0
Specific Gravity: 2.6
P.C.E.: 33-34

Particle Size, Microns: 20 10 5 2 1 0.5 325# residue
(% finer than) 99% 97% 93% 81% 72% 56% .5

Fired Properties
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Color, Cone 8 (L) 83.0
(a) -0.8
(b) 8.6

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*Extruded, 50% ball clay, 50% flint
**50% Clay, 50% Nepheline Syenite

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Materials Kaolin
Typecodes Kaolin
Pure clay mineral, there are many brand names of varying purity and iron content.

Data

Surface Area (m2/gm)13.5

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