Category: Glaze > Clear
Created 2017-05-17 08:30:13 by Jayne Bunting
Categories: Glaze > Clear
Firing Temperature: Δ5-6
Atmospheres: Oxidation
Surface Type: Glossy
Transparency: Translucent

A clear ^6 glossy transparent base using ingredients easily available in the UK

In test fired ^6 (1222oC) dipped upto 3 X on Earthstone Smooth Clay

Material Amount Batch Subtotal
Silica 32.8
Nepheline Syenite (Theoretical) 24
Gillespie Borate 16.8
Strontium Carbonate 12
EPK 8
Wollastonite (Theoretical) 6.4
Total Base:100
Rutile 4
Cobalt Oxide 0.5
Total: 104.5

Percentage Analysis

Ingredient Amount SiO2 Al2O3 B2O3 MgO CaO SrO K2O Na2O KNaO P2O5 Fe2O3 TiO2 CoO LOI
Silica32.832.8
Nepheline Syenite (Theoretical)2414.575.590.020.171.12.353.450.020.17
Gillespie Borate16.81.980.294.110.653.860.080.630.635.19
Strontium Carbonate128.423.58
EPK83.662.990.010.010.030.010.040.020.060.031.18
Wollastonite (Theoretical)6.43.313.09
Rutile40.43.6
Cobalt Oxide0.50.470.03
Total104.556.328.874.110.697.148.51.132.994.120.020.483.630.4710.16
100% no LOI 59.79.44.360.737.569.011.23.174.370.020.513.850.49

Unity Molecular Formula (UMF)

FLUXES

RO/R2O

0.17 Na2O
0.04 K2O
0.29 SrO
0.44 CaO
0.06 MgO
STABILIZERS

R2O3

0.3 Al2O3
0.21 B2O3
GLASS-FORMERS

RO2

3.27 SiO2
0.16 TiO2
OTHER

 

0.01 Fe2O3
0.02 CoO
SILICA:ALUMINA

SiO2:Al2O3

10.78

FLUX RATIO

R2O:RO

0.21 : 0.79

SiO2:Al2O3 Chart

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SiO2:Al2O3 Ratio
SiO2:Al2O3 Ratio 10.78

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
Bunty's Variation of Kitten's Clear Blue Rutile 5-6 0.3 0.21 3.27 0.16 0.21 0.04 0.17 0.44 0.06 0.29
Kitten's Clear blue/green (Bunty's variation) 6 0.3 0.21 3.27 0.11 0.21 0.04 0.17 0.44 0.06 0.29
Bunty's Variation of Kitten's Clear Tan/brown 5-6 0.3 0.21 3.27 0.18 0.21 0.04 0.17 0.44 0.06 0.29
Kitten's Clear rutile blue 6 0.31 0.21 3.28 0.16 0.22 0.08 0.14 0.44 0.06 0.29
Kitten's Clear floating blue 6 0.31 0.21 3.28 0.16 0.22 0.08 0.14 0.44 0.06 0.29
Kitten's Clear light blue 6 0.31 0.21 3.28 0.16 0.22 0.08 0.14 0.44 0.06 0.29
Kitten's Clear blue/green 6 0.31 0.21 3.28 0.11 0.22 0.08 0.14 0.44 0.06 0.29
Kitten's Clear green 6 0.31 0.21 3.28 0.16 0.22 0.08 0.14 0.44 0.06 0.29

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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
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
Strontium Carbonate Harmful WARNING Product dust may be irritating to eyes,skin and respiratory system.  1 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
exposure.
1 0 0 E
Wollastonite (Theoretical) Health Hazard DANGER Vansil W-30 Wollastonite SDS:
May cause cancer if inhaled.
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure if inhaled. (respiratory tract)
Rutile 1 0 0
Cobalt Oxide HarmfulHealth Hazard WARNING Suspected of causing cancer
Harmful if swallowed
May cause allergy or breathing difficulties if inhaled
May cause an allergic skin reaction
2 0 0 *