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What is glaze?
Glaze is a combination of chemicals and minerals formulated to melt and become  a glass coating when applied to clay products and fired to the proper temperature.
Glaze formulas must contain silica, alumina, and flux .  Colorants in the form of metal oxides are added to give the glaze color.
Tags: ceramics, clay, firing, glaze, pottery
Source: Desrosiers
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Author: CoboCards-User
Main topic: Ceramics
Topic: Basic Clay Working Terms
School / Univ.: New Prairie High School
City: New Carllisle, IN
Published: 17.10.2012




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