Absolutely jet-black cone 6 engobe on M340

Wednesday 11th April 2018

This is the L3954B engobe recipe but it has 15% Mason 6600 black body stain (instead of the normal 10% Zircopax for white). There is no cover glaze, yet it is durable and absolutely coal black (so a lesser stain % is possible). We have updated the mixing instructions at PlainsmanClays.com and Digitalfire.com pages (showing exact amounts for water, powder, Darvan) and the text on the glossary pages about thixotropy and engobes (read these again and learn to use the engobe process even better). This engobe base is designed to work on regular M340/M390 stonewares (not porcelains). This is exciting because these bodies are so much more robust in drying and much less expensive than porcelains.

Pages that reference this post in the Digitalfire Reference Database:

L3954B - White Cone 6 Engobe for Plainsman M390, M340, L3954B engobe page at PlainsmanClays.com, Engobe, Thixotropy

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