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#1 lynette

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Posted 26 June 2010 - 07:51 AM

What happens to cobalt oxide if I put on a clear glaze and fire to earthenware 1060. Also what is nikel oxide used for?

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Posted 04 July 2010 - 06:49 AM

What happens to cobalt oxide if I put on a clear glaze and fire to earthenware 1060. Also what is nikel oxide used for?

1060 F is really low. Do you mean 1060 C? If you have a glaze that fluxes at that temperature, you could use the cobalt and nickel as a wash mixed in with the glaze. Cobalt could blister if used in high concentrations...same for the nickel. You just need 1-2% for the desired color effect.

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 06:46 AM


What happens to cobalt oxide if I put on a clear glaze and fire to earthenware 1060. Also what is nikel oxide used for?

1060 F is really low. Do you mean 1060 C? If you have a glaze that fluxes at that temperature, you could use the cobalt and nickel as a wash mixed in with the glaze. Cobalt could blister if used in high concentrations...same for the nickel. You just need 1-2% for the desired color effect.


1060 C is Cone 04 (more or less)

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Posted 08 July 2010 - 09:59 AM



What happens to cobalt oxide if I put on a clear glaze and fire to earthenware 1060. Also what is nikel oxide used for?

1060 F is really low. Do you mean 1060 C? If you have a glaze that fluxes at that temperature, you could use the cobalt and nickel as a wash mixed in with the glaze. Cobalt could blister if used in high concentrations...same for the nickel. You just need 1-2% for the desired color effect.


1060 C is Cone 04 (more or less)

and 1060 F is below ^022




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