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close this bookGlazes - for the Self-reliant Potter (GTZ, 1993, 179 p.)
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close this folder1. Introduction and scope
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View the document1.1. Glaze making using local materials as far as possible
View the document1.2. Glaze and clay systems
close this folder2. The nature of glazes
View the document2.1. Glass and glaze, benefit of glaze
View the document2.2. Glaze making is difficult
View the document2.3. History of glazes
View the document2.4. Classification (earthenware, stoneware etc.)
close this folder3. Temperature ranges and requirements
View the document3.1. What is temperature?
View the document3.2. Low temperature range 900-1100°C
View the document3.3. High temperature range 1100-1300°C
View the document3.4. Firing systems and glaze effects
close this folder4. Decisions
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View the document4.1. Selecting your best firing temperature
View the document4.2. Market factors
View the document4.3. Strength requirements
View the document4.4. Investment and production costs
close this folder5. Simple glaze theory
View the document5.1. Basic chemistry
View the document5.2. Glaze structure
View the document5.3. Effect of heat
View the document5.4. Melted glaze behavior
View the document5.5. Interface between glaze and body
View the document5.6. Cooling and crystal formation
View the document5.7. Transparency and opacity
View the document5.8. Shiny or matt glaze
close this folder6. Obtaining glaze materials
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View the document6.2. Materials from natural sources
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View the document6.4. Storing, packaging and labeling
close this folder7. Frits and fritmaking
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View the document7.1. Why make frits?
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close this folder8. Preparation of glazes
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View the document8.1. Raw materials requirements
View the document8.2. Grinding glaze materials
View the document8.3. Weighing, mixing, using batch cards
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View the document8.5. Suspending and binding agents
View the document8.6. Density specific gravity
View the document8.7. Old glazes, problems
View the document8.8. Test your glazes!
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close this folder9. Glaze application
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View the document9.1. Work place, cleaning area
View the document9.2. Application methods
View the document9.3. Density, binders, glaze thickness
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View the document9.5. Single-fire glazing
View the document9.6. Handling, drying before firing
View the document9.7. Salt glazing
close this folder10. Decoration
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View the document10.1. Decoration and design
View the document10.2. Glaze decoration
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close this folder11. Glaze problems
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View the document11.1. Introduction to glaze problems
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close this folder12. Developing glazes
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View the document12.1. Modifying existing glazes
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View the document12.4. Developing a base glaze
View the document12.5. Modifying a base glaze
View the document12.6. Colored glaze
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View the document14.1. Raw materials control
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close this folder15. Health and safety
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View the document15.1. Machinery
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close this folder16. Glaze formula calculations
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View the document16.1. Glaze formula chemistry
View the document16.2. Seger formula
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close this folderAppendix
View the documentGlaze Recipes
View the documentColor Pigments
View the documentCeramics Elements and Oxides
View the documentCommon Glaze Raw Materials
View the documentChemical Analysis of Glaze Materials
View the documentTable of Standard Sives
View the documentTable of Seger Cone Formulas
View the documentTable of Seger Cones
View the documentTable of Orton Cones
View the documentConversion Table for Pint Weights
View the documentDensity
View the documentDry content of a liquid
View the documentTwaddell scale
View the documentProperties of fuels
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View the documentTemperature conversion formula
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