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The weight lost by a ceramic compound during firing. The loss is due to water and organic materials that turn to gases. It is assumed the sample has been boil dried. Some labs also do 25-100C LOI.
For a detailed test procedure, see the LDW test.
Enter LOI percent value
Simple Physical Testing of Clays
Learn to test your clay bodies and clay materials and record the results in an organized way, understanding the purpose of each test and how to relate its results to changes that need to be made in process, recipe and materials.
LDW LOI, density and water content test procedure for plastic clay bodies and porcelains
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