Jump to content

Recommended Posts

Keep your throwing water and slop from your splashpan and add that back into the clay scrap. It's the fines that make the clay plastic, when you throw clay some of this is removed in the slip that is generated. Alternatively, @glazenerd suggests using a blend of 80% OM 4 ball clay, 10% silica, and 10% nepheline syenite for stoneware, using 1 cup of dry mix blend to 1 gallon of slurry then adjust amount as necessary. For porcelain he suggests using 50% Grolleg kaolin, 25% nepheline syenite, and 25% silica together plus 2% BentoneMA and use 1/2 cup of this blend to 1 gallon of slurry. His full article is in the June/July/August issue of CM. 

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.