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Rogers Kaolin

Oxide Analysis Formula
CaO 0.28% 0.01
K2O 0.26% 0.01
MgO 0.26% 0.02
Na2O 0.12% 0.01
TiO2 1.30% 0.04
Al2O3 37.50% 1.00
SiO2 46.50% 2.10
Fe2O3 1.00% 0.02
LOI13.20%
Oxide Weight 237.24
Formula Weight 273.32

Notes

A fine-grained montmorillonitic kaolin used primarily in plastic formed bodies. High strength and good deflocculation make its use advantageous in casting bodies on a controlled basis..

Physical Properties
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Dry M.O.R., psi:* 400
pH: 4.8
C.E.C., meq/100g: 6.5 +/- 1.0
Specific Surface Area, sq metre/g: 16.5
Specific Gravity: 2.6
P.C.E.: 33-34

Particle Size, Microns: 20 10 5 2 1 0.5 325# residue
(% finer than) 99% 97% 93% 81% 72% 56% .5

Fired Properties
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Color, Cone 8 (L) 83.0
(a) -0.8
(b) 8.6

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*Extruded, 50% ball clay, 50% flint
**50% Clay, 50% Nepheline Syenite

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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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