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Glaze preparation – Glazing

GLAZE PREPARATION / GLAZING

Glaze preparation and glazing issues include:

  • Sedimentation of the glaze
  • Wavy surface
  • Powdering
  • Cracks, detachment
  • Excessive drying time
  • Settling

The causes are multiple and need to be studied on a case-by-case basis.

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The Imerys portfolio includes a number of high quality minerals to improve the quality of sanitaryware glazes:
 

Kaolins for glazes:

  • Brazil : KaoShine RC70, KaoShine75
  • UK: Remblend
  • Thailand: MRD Cast
  • US: Allen G


Feldspars for glazes:

  • France: EA2B, EA4B
  • India: Whitespar
  • US: Minspar 200


Talc for glazes:

  • France: Luzenac 00S Ceram, Luzenac OXO


Calcined kaolin for glazes:

  • UK: Molochite

Still having issues with glazing? Have a question you need to ask us?

Please contact us. We will be only too happy to help.

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