|Monthly Tech-Tip |
This is a low fire talc body. Many such bodies can survive to cone 6 and even higher, but not this one. The weight of the handle has pulled the lip completely oval.
Warping happens during the firing of ceramic ware when there is a high degree of vitrification or a shape is unstable. But warping is expected in translucent ware, it is just a factor that must be compensated for.