Sunday, February 28, 2010

test 2

Shino #2
Cone 6 Oxidation

Neph Sye 65.4
Ball Clay 15.61
Spodumene 12.69
Soda Ash 3.32
EPK 2.98
F4 1.15
Pot Ash 1.15

This is a nice stable glaze. What you see is what you get. White gloss, semi transparent.

This glaze is one of 18 tests. Students of the fall 2009 semester tested in 100 g. batches, recalculated to assure glaze stability, then further tested 500 g. batches, and finally compiled a list of 18 glazes to go through a uniformed batch test. All batches of this 18 recipe set were mixed through a process of precise measurements, 60 and 80 mesh screening, were dipped on cone 04 bisque for 3 seconds, and were finally fired to a witnessed cone 6 oxidation in an electric kiln. (Firing schedules are to follow shortly).

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