Clay test bars ready for measuring


Monday 26th May 2014

SHAB (Shrinkage, Absorption) test bars ready to unload. These are measured for length after drying and firing and for weight after firing and boiling. This data is plugged into my account at insight-live.com and it calculates shrinkage and porosity numbers. If you fire bars of a clay to a range of temperatures you can characterize key properties of a clay very effectively.

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SHAB Shrinkage/Absorption Test, Digitalfire Insight-Live, Physical Testing


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