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aluminum foil firing

updated mon 23 mar 98


Russel Fouts on sun 22 mar 98


>> I have a student who is doing tin-foil sagger firing in electric kilns,
using only organic food materials and charcoal, and getting some very nice
results without damaging the kiln. Use extra large tin foil, and fold all
the edges over several times to seal it well. My student is firing to 1000
degrees, and the foil remains intact. <<

1000 degrees farenheit or celsius? Tin foil or aluminum foil? I've been
firing this way with double, strength, extra wide, doubled over,
"house-hold" aluminum foil for several years now and my foil turns to flakey
dust at 750c.

Russel (very interested!)

Russel Fouts
Mes Potes & Mes Pots
Brussels, Belgium
32 2 223 02 75