Measuring slip viscosity the easy way


Tuesday 15th July 2014

A Ford Cup being using to measure the viscosity of a casting clip. These are available at paint supply stores. It drains water in 10 seconds. This casting slip has a specific gravity of 1.79 and we target a 40-second drain. Maintenance of viscosity and specific gravity are vital to an efficient process in slip casting.

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Low Budget Testing of the Raw and Fired Properties of a Glaze, Understanding the Deflocculation Process in Slip Casting, Viscosity, Casting, Slip Casting, Specific gravity, Rheology, Deflocculation


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