Compiling test bar shrinkage and weights for Insight-live

Sunday 1st February 2015

A batch of fired test bars, organized by temperature, have already been weighed (the weight is written on the side of each bar). Now they will be measured and the SHAB test data (shrinkage/absorption) entered into each recipe record (in an account at From this data Insight-live can calculate fired shrinkage and fired porosity, enabling you to compare the degree of vitrification of different materials and bodies. This is especially good for quality control purposes.

Pages that reference this post in the Digitalfire Reference Database:

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

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