ballclay

ballclay

(ˈbɔːlˌkleɪ)
n
(Ceramics) a type of fine-grained clay suitable for making ceramics
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Indonesia has large reserves of minerals that could be processed into raw materials to feed ceramic industry like silica alumina, zircon, felspahr and ballclay.
He was able to achieve a dense hard, white translucent and glassy effect on his formulated porcelain body at 1300[degrees]C of saggar cone 10 (Kaolin 32%, Ballclay 8%, felspar 48%, Quartz 12%) which yielded the best porcelain property.
The predominate recipe was a cone 04 terracotta that used RedArt, Fireclay ballclay and different grogs.
Technical Notes: Firing to 1220[degrees]C Bodies: Briar Wheels Garden terracotta Scarva College Buff 1st Slip (poor adhesion) 50:50 ballclay and china clay.