Stains having varying fluxing effects on a host glaze

Saturday 27th December 2014

Plainsman M340 Transparent liner with various stains added (cone 6). These bubbles were fired on a bed of alumina powder, so they flattened more freely according to melt flow. You can see which stains flux the glaze more by which bubbles have flattened more. The deep blue and browns have flowed the most, the manganese alumina pink the least. This knowledge could be applied when mixing these glazes, compensating the degree of melt of the host accordingly.

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G2916F - Cone 6 Stoneware/Whiteware Glossy Base Glaze, Stain, Flux, Melt Fluidity

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