|Monthly Tech-Tip |
Alternate Names: Frit P-316, Pemco 316, Pemco Frit Pb316
Description: Lead-alumina-sillicate eutectic
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 4GF79D
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||6.0 x 10-6 (50-450C)|
|Frit Melting Range (C)||1400-1550F|
|By Tony Hansen|
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