Two plasticizers, two results


Tuesday 2nd August 2011

A comparison of the plasticity of Volclay 325 Bentonite:Silica 25:75 (top) and Hectalite 200:Silica 50:50. Both are mixed with silica powder. The latter (a highly refined bentonite) is much less plastic even though it is double the percentage in the recipe.

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Hectalite 200, Volclay Bentonite, Bentonite, Plasticity


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