Carbonate gassing can cause glaze blisters


Wednesday 19th March 2014

An example of how a carbonate can cause blistering. Carbonates produce gases during decomposition. This glaze (G2415B) contains 10% lithium carbonate, which likely pushes the initial melting temperature down toward the most active decomposition temperatures.

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GA6-G - Alberta Slip Lithium Brown Cone 6, Decomposition, Surface Tension, Glaze Blisters, Cone 6 Drop-and-Soak Firing Schedule


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