What happens when a limestone clay mix is fired to cone 6?


Wednesday 21st April 2010

The top bar is a mix of calcium carbonate and a middle temperature stoneware clay (equal parts). On removal from the kiln it appears and behaves like a normal stoneware clay body, hard and strong. However, pour water on it and something incredible happens: in a couple of minutes it disintegrates. With lots of heat.

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Calcium Carbonate, Limestone, Calcine, Calcination


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