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Advice Needed On Firing.

Electric kiln un even pots

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#1 Scarlett Massel

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Posted 22 March 2014 - 07:53 AM

Help! I make slab rolled coloured porcelain forms, with uneven thicknesses.

Perhaps because of this, there are a few splits which appear after the (only) firing. Cone 6, 7.

Would controlling and perhaps slowing down the heating and cooling process help diminish the chance of this splitting?

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#2 Marcia Selsor

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Posted 22 March 2014 - 08:09 AM

Chris should chime in here. She fires and dries her pieces in supports like bowl forms. If I see here this morning I will ask her to respond. We are at NCECA.
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