Category: Glaze > Blue
Created 2015-07-23 09:23:27 by Glazy Admin
Categories: Glaze > Blue
Firing Temperature: Δ6
Surface Type: Matte

Source/Alternate names: Barium Blue, strontium instead of barium

Firing Notes: cool maximum rate to 900C hold 1 hour

Notes: Alisa Clausen: used an English ball clay for OM-4. mat, opaque, slightly lighter turquoise blue than with barium. No spots.

Material Amount Batch Subtotal
Nepheline Syenite (Theoretical) 65
Strontium Carbonate 30
Silica 8
Kaolin (Theoretical) 7
Total Base:110
Lithium Carbonate 3
Copper Carbonate 3
Total: 116

Percentage Analysis

Ingredient Amount SiO2 Al2O3 MgO CaO SrO Li2O K2O Na2O KNaO Fe2O3 CuO LOI
Nepheline Syenite (Theoretical)6539.4615.140.070.452.996.379.360.060.46
Strontium Carbonate3021.068.94
Silica88
Kaolin (Theoretical)73.312.810.88
Lithium Carbonate31.221.78
Copper Carbonate31.931.07
Total11650.7717.960.070.4521.061.222.996.379.360.061.9313.12
100% no LOI 49.3417.460.060.4420.471.192.916.199.10.061.88

Unity Molecular Formula (UMF)

FLUXES

RO/R2O

0.26 Na2O
0.08 K2O
0.11 Li2O
0.52 SrO
0.02 CaO
STABILIZERS

R2O3

0.45 Al2O3
GLASS-FORMERS

RO2

2.18 SiO2
OTHER

 

0.06 CuO
SILICA:ALUMINA

SiO2:Al2O3

4.80

FLUX RATIO

R2O:RO

0.45 : 0.55

SiO2:Al2O3 Chart

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SiO2:Al2O3 Ratio
SiO2:Al2O3 Ratio 4.8

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Similar RO/R2O Unity Formulas

R2O3 - STABILIZERS RO2 - GLASS FORMERS RO/R2O - FLUXES
Recipe Name ΔTemp Al2O3 B2O3 SiO2 ZrO2 SnO2 TiO2 KNaO K2O Na2O CaO MgO ZnO BaO PbO Li2O SrO
Strontium Blue 6 0.45 2.18 0.34 0.08 0.26 0.02 0.11 0.52
Matte B from Geoff Wheeler 6 0.44 2.23 0.34 0.08 0.26 0.02 0.01 0.11 0.52

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Hazards

09/2016 Note: This is a new feature. If a recipe material is not listed, that material's data has not yet been added. Some materials only have GHS ratings, while others only have HMIS ratings. Warnings differ between systems and countries. Glazy does not take any responsibility for accuracy of linked SDS information. Contact your ceramics supplier for safety information for your specific materials.
Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Hazardous Materials Identification System (HMIS) SDS Link
Material Pictograms Signal Word Hazard Statements Health Flammability Hazard Protection
Strontium Carbonate Harmful WARNING Product dust may be irritating to eyes,skin and respiratory system.  1 0 0 E
Silica HarmfulHealth Hazard DANGER From 200-Mesh SDS:
May cause cancer by inhalation.
Causes damage to lungs through prolonged or repeated exposure by inhalation.
* 0 0 E
Kaolin (Theoretical) HarmfulHealth Hazard DANGER SDS for EPK KAOLIN: EPK Kaolin is a naturally occurring mineral, which may contain amounts of crystalline silica
typically 0.1-1.0%, may cause damage to respiratory system through prolonged or repeated
exposure.
Lithium Carbonate Harmful WARNING Harmful if swallowed.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Harmful to aquatic life.
Copper Carbonate Harmful WARNING Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.