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KT-Cast Kaolin

Alternate Names: KT Cast Kaolin

Oxide Analysis Formula
CaO 0.09% 0.00
K2O 0.10% 0.00
MgO 0.09% 0.01
Na2O 0.09% 0.00
TiO2 1.64% 0.05
Al2O3 38.80% 1.00
SiO2 45.10% 1.97
Fe2O3 0.50% 0.01
LOI13.60%
Oxide Weight 227.16
Formula Weight 262.92

Notes

A coarse-grained, white-firing kaolin used primarily in casting bodies based on its fast casting and exceptional deflocculation characteristics.

Physical Properties
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Dry M.O.R. (50:50 kaolin:silica; MnM-2): 1.6
pDry M.O.R. (50:50 kaolin:silica; psi): 225
pH: 5.5
M.B.I. (meq/100g): 2.5
Specific Surface Area (sq-m/g): 12.0

Particle Size
+325 mesh $ retained: 5.0
< 20 microns: 95%
<10 microns: 87
<5 microns: 75
<2 microns: 60
<1 micron: 41
<0.5 microns: 21

*This data is from a Jan 2013 data sheet

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

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