[Clayart] Wide range clay

dannon at ccrtc.com dannon at ccrtc.com
Fri Jan 21 18:14:58 UTC 2022


I have found that clay advertised at 6- 10 is not satisfactory at cone
6.  They seem at bit "soft" at 6, plus many glazes do not do well on
them at cone 6.  A lot of crackling.  Looks good sometimes, but, ummmm -
  for food containers, not so great.  My experience/opinion.

Dannon Rhudy


On 2022-01-21 10:39 am, Vanessa Greene wrote:
> Any thoughts from all you experienced potters about those clays that
> are marketed as a wide ranging temp clay, cone 6-10…..are they really
> fully vitrified at cone 6? I hear very different opinions about
> this…..what absorption rate is necessary for functionally food safe
> pots?  ( continental clays B clay, Buff etc…. )
> I have always fired these clays to cone 10 but some people suggest
> that these clays are suitable for both cone 6 and 10 firings.
> Thoughts?
> 
> Vanessa Greene


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