The matteness this glaze develops is dependant on the cooling rate

Tuesday 22nd January 2019

This is the G2934Y matte cone 6 recipe with a red stain (Mason 6021). The one on the left was fired using the C6DHSC slow-cool schedule. The one on the right was fired using the drop-and-soak PLC6DS schedule. The only difference in the two schedules is what happens after 2100F on the way down (the slow-cool drops at 150F/hr and the other free-falls). For this glaze, the fast cool is much better, producing a silky pleasant surface rather than a dry matte.

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G2934Y - Cone 6 Magnesia Matte Low LOI Version, Matte Glaze, Firing Schedule, Plainsman Cone 6 Slow Cool (Reactive glazes)

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