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9780072942491

Expertise A Technical Guide to Ceramics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072942491

  • ISBN10:

    0072942495

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2003-08-05
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Expertise, formerly the 5 Appendices from Hands in Clay, provides detailed coverage of technical information (glaze composition charts, firing tables, etc.) in a convenient separate volume that can easily be used in a studio setting.

Table of Contents

1
Clays and Glazes Formulated for Testing
1(13)
Glaze Additives in Relation to Suspension and Application
14(1)
Clay, Slip, and Glaze Recipes from Ceramists
15(12)
Percentage Charts: Clays Chemicals, Feldspars, Wood Ash, Frits, and Opacifiers
27(8)
Chemicals and Materials
35(5)
Colorants and Opacifiers
40(3)
2
Bisque and Single Firing; Orton and Seger Cones; Converting Centigrade and Fahrenheit
43(3)
Kiln Firing Programs and Graphs
46(11)
Useful Measurements and Equivalents in English and Metric Systems
57(1)
3
Changing the Flux in a Glaze
58(1)
Calculating Glazes Using Chemical Analysis
59(9)
Atomic Weights of Elements Used in Ceramics
68(1)
Molecular and Equivalent Weights
69(2)
Formulas of Some Feldspars
71(1)
4
Types of Plasters and Their Uses
72(1)
Common Plaster and Slip-Casting Problems and Solutions
73(2)
Preplanning for Installation
75(1)
Repair, Adhesives, and Colorants
76(3)
5
Sources of Health and Safety Information
79(2)
Sources of Equipment and Materials
81

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