Category: Glaze > Blue
Created 2000-01-01 00:00:00 by Glazy Admin
Categories: Glaze > Blue
Firing Temperature: Δ1-6
Atmospheres: Oxidation, Reduction
Surface Type: Glossy

This recipe was imported from Louis Katz's Hyperglaze database available on his website:
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Louis Katz Notes: I am not a safety expert and any information contained in this file about safety should be ignored in favor of advice from experts. All of the materials in all glazes are potentially hazardous. All of these glaze recipes are given without any representation of accuracy or safety. They may work, they may not. They may be safe when fired or they may not. All of the materials used in them have hazards associated with them. You must be have sufficient training in the hazards before you use the the materials. You will have to determine the suitability and safety for your use. Do not assume that a lack of a warning about a material means that it is safe.

Cone: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Color: blue
Surface texture: shiny glossy
Firing: Ox. or Red.
Recipe: Percent Batch
Lithium Carbonate 2.80 3.0
Strontium Carbonate 8.41 9.0
Ferro Frit 3110 55.15 59.0
Epk 11.21 12.0
Flint 15.89 17.0
Bentonite 1.87 2.0
Copper Carbonate 4.67 5.0
Totals: 100.00 % 107.0 gm

Material Amount Batch Subtotal
Frit 3110 55.15
Silica 15.89
EPK 11.21
Strontium Carbonate 8.41
Copper Carbonate 4.67
Lithium Carbonate 2.8
Bentonite 1.87
Total: 100

Percentage Analysis

Ingredient Amount SiO2 Al2O3 B2O3 MgO CaO SrO Li2O K2O Na2O KNaO P2O5 Fe2O3 TiO2 CuO LOI
Frit 311055.1536.893.321.593.111.98.3410.24
Strontium Carbonate8.415.92.51
Copper Carbonate4.673.011.66
Lithium Carbonate2.81.141.66
100% no LOI 63.928.541.730.053.416.391.

Unity Molecular Formula (UMF)



0.44 Na2O
0.07 K2O
0.12 Li2O
0.18 SrO
0.18 CaO


0.25 Al2O3
0.07 B2O3


3.18 SiO2


0.12 CuO





0.63 : 0.37

SiO2:Al2O3 Chart

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SiO2:Al2O3 Ratio
SiO2:Al2O3 Ratio 12.7

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Similar RO/R2O Unity Formulas

Recipe Name ΔTemp Al2O3 B2O3 SiO2 ZrO2 SnO2 TiO2 KNaO K2O Na2O CaO MgO ZnO BaO PbO Li2O SrO
Wrights Water Blue 1-6 0.25 0.07 3.18 0.51 0.07 0.44 0.18 0.12 0.18
Wright's Spring Green 5-6 0.24 0.07 3.14 0.51 0.07 0.44 0.18 0.12 0.19
Basic Water Blue (Wright's) 1-6 0.25 0.07 3.18 0.51 0.07 0.44 0.18 0.12 0.18
WWW 375 6 0.26 0.07 3.2 0.51 0.07 0.44 0.18 0.12 0.19

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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
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
EPK HarmfulHealth Hazard DANGER 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
1 0 0 E
Strontium Carbonate Harmful WARNING Product dust may be irritating to eyes,skin and respiratory system.  1 0 0 E
Copper Carbonate Harmful WARNING Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Lithium Carbonate Harmful WARNING Harmful if swallowed.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Harmful to aquatic life.
Bentonite Harmful WARNING Causes eye irritation
Causes skin irritation
May cause respiratory irritation