Gum content in glazes can have a dramatic effect on drying time

Friday 17th June 2016

This is a low fire brushing glaze. It has been sitting on this plaster bat for two hours and shows little sign of dewatering. A typical pottery dipping glaze, by contrast, would dewater in seconds! Clearly, such glazes are only good for brushing.

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CMC Gum, Glaze Layering

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