|Monthly Tech-Tip |
Description: Leadless calcium zero alumina borosilicate
Ferro Frit 3134
A frit with 23% B2O3. The most common of frits used in pottery in North America. Around the world, other companies make frits of equivalent chemistry.
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.
Fusion Frit F-12
Pemco Frit P-54
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||9.2 x 10-6 (50-450C)|
|Frit Melting Range (C)||1450-1720F|
|By Tony Hansen|
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