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Stain (grey)


Molybdenum-alumina greys are produced from calcined mixtures of molybdenum oxide, alumina and zinc oxide.

Neutral grey.

Specific Gravity
Approximately 4.0

Stability/Kiln Atmosphere
Stable at temperatures up to 1450C.

Will tolerate some reducing atmosphere.

Suitable for blending with all other types of body or engobe stains to give intermediate shades.

Relatively low.

Note: This description is taken from information provided by Blythe Matthey and may or may not apply to stains of this family from other companies.

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Oxide Analysis Formula
Materials Stain
Typecodes Colorant
Metallic based materials that impart fired color to glazes and bodies.

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