|Monthly Tech-Tip |
Alternate Names: F3481
Description: Medium lead calcium cone 06-02 frit for chrome tin colors
Made from flint, borax, calcium, clay and lead.
Frits are made by melting mixes of raw materials, quenching the melt in water, grinding the pebbles into a powder. Frits have chemistries raw materials cannot.
Hommel Frit 403
Frits can contain 1% or 80% PbO so this category can be misleading, check the chemistry to find out.
A frit is the powdered form a man-made glass. Frits are premelted, then ground to a glass. They have tightly controlled chemistries, they are available for glazes of all types.
|Co-efficient of Linear Expansion||7.5|
|Frit Melting Range (C)||1600F|
|By Tony Hansen|
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