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#1 Elmoclayman

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 03:06 PM

Anyone have a fromula for making thier own kiln wash?  I usually just by the prepared kiln wash from my local supplier, but relized I was out and need to do a glaze firing for my High School kids.  I don't dare do a glaze firing without kiln wash! 

 

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#2 neilestrick

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 03:17 PM

40% Silica/flint

40% Alumina Hydrate

10% Kaolin

10% Calcined Kaolin


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#3 Elmoclayman

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 03:36 PM

Excellent!  Thanks Neil!



#4 Chris Throws Pots

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 03:48 PM

I use 50% EPK 50% Alumina. By weight, not volume.


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#5 Marcia Selsor

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 09:58 PM

I use 50 kaolin
50 silica
And add 5 alumina

We all have our little methods of doing things.
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#6 Mark C.

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 11:53 PM

Mine is for high fire cone 10 or above-

its expensive and a bit overkill for your temps needs

 

50% Alumina Hydrate

25% Kaolin

25% Calcined Kaolin

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