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What Are Rare Chemicals To Look For

06 September 2014 - 01:07 PM

other than real "albany slip"

what are other rare chemical to look for


im helping to clear out old pottery studio tomorrow


ive heard of you guys metnioning a few things that are lik the holy grail of chemicals.


leave mea a list please

Walker Pug Mill

03 September 2014 - 03:57 PM

What is a bro' price for a walker pug mill in decent shape?

Custer Chips?

18 August 2014 - 09:51 PM

I bisqued/calcined, come custer chips, in order to make smaller bits for inclusion in clay body for woodfire.
In an attempt to make a shigariki like clay.


There are some dirty bits in the feldspar chips


Some of these bits melted/ sintered at bisque temp, melting to a porcelain bowl


What are these dirty bits?
how do remove these dark bits?

I imagined the feldspar chips would have been cleaner.

Tumbler/ Ball Mill

15 August 2014 - 06:33 AM

I have some feldspar chips and granite, that is a bit large for inclusions in clay. I need smaller bits. I'm thinking a ball mill/tumbler to make easy work of this. What media in tumbler/mill should I use?

Campana Kiln Wash

02 August 2014 - 01:19 PM

Just made recipe

2500 epk
2500 glomax
5000 alumina
4250 h20
20 Darvan

It's settling like mad.

Only what is alumina. That is how bag is labeled. I'm guessing I had wrong one

Alumina hydrate vs alumina oxide........

At this point I may "floc". To suspend???!!!!