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Cadmium Oxide

Oxide Analysis Formula
CdO 100.00% 1.00
Oxide Weight 128.41
Formula Weight 128.41


Cadmium oxide is insoluble in water and alkalis, but soluble in acids and ammonium salts.

See notes for CdO oxide for information about participation in glaze chemistry.

Related Information


Typecodes Colorant
Metallic based materials that impart fired color to glazes and bodies.
Cadmium oxide on Wikipedia
Materials Stains Encapsulated
Oxides CdO - Cadmium Oxide
Glossary Encapsulated Stain
This is a type of stain manufacture that enables the use of metal oxides (like cadmium) under temperature conditions in which they would normally fail.

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