|Monthly Tech-Tip |
Additives for Ceramic Glazes
Materials that are added to glazes to impart physical working properties and usually burn away during firing. In industry all glazes, inks and engobes have additives, they are considered essential to control of cohesion, adhesion, suspension, dry hardness, surface levelling, rheology, speed-of-drying, etc. Among potters, it is common for glazes to have zero additives.
|Oxides||P2O5 - Phosphorus Pentoxide|