Glaze chemistry is the study of how the oxide chemistry of glazes relates to the way they fire. It accounts for color, surface, hardness, texturem, melting temperature, thermal expansion, etc.
Ceramic stains are manufactured powders. They are used as an alternative to employing metal oxide powders and have many advantages.
Glaze opacity refers to the degree to which it is opaque. There is more than meets to eye to the subject of opacity control.
|Recipes||G2916F - Cone 6 Stoneware/Whiteware Glossy Base Glaze
Crystal clear industrial dinnerware glaze
|Recipes||G2934 - Matte Glaze Base for Cone 6
A base MgO matte glaze recipe fires to a hard utilitarian surface and has very good working properties. Blend in the glossy if it is too matte.
|Oxides||ZnO - Zinc Oxide|
|Oxides||CaO - Calcium Oxide, Calcia|
|Oxides||MgO - Magnesium Oxide, Magnesia|
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