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"ghastly" borate viscosity problems

updated wed 7 mar 01


Paul Lewing on mon 5 mar 01

Harold Sarvetnick wrote:
> Have a few glazes that have thickened a lot which contain Gerstley- would
> love some suggestions to sharply reduce viscosity, that do not include water.
> Is there a really strong deflocculant or other additive? or should I just
> dump them?

This won't help with the ones you have, but next time, mix 0.3% soda ash
in the water before you mix the glaze. It will do the same thing as the
other deflocculants that other people have mentioned.
Paul Lewing, Seattle