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glaze test for butterscotch mat, cone 6, oxidation.

updated wed 8 jun 05


Alisa Clausen on tue 7 jun 05

Glaze test for butterscotch Mat, cone 6, Oxidation.
Glaze tested on white midrange stoneware fired in electric oxidation to =
1220c. (2228f)

Source: Holly Kilpatrick
Credited to:

Firing ramp:
100c p/h to 600c (212f - 1112f)
150c p/h to 1140c (302f - 2084f)=20
80c p/h to 1220c (176f - 2228f)
15 min. soak
cool down max. to 1100c (2012f)
Hold 1 hour
Shut off kiln

22.3 Frit 3134
22.2 Dolomite
11.9 Titanium Dioxide
4.1 Lithium Carb.
38.3 Ball Clay
1.2 Whiting

5.6 Rutile

Note: All raw materials are measured up or down to the nearest half =
decimal. =20
Colorants or additives to a 100 gram test batch are measured in percent =
to the 100 gram test batch.

Mat, covering glaze. Color is a toasty yellow. In comparison with =
Ababi's Dry Yellow Pumpkin, this glaze is drier and a true mat. The =
color is not as yellow orange, but is still=20
in the same family. It is a slightly whiter yellow orange, with =
slightly less depth of color and warmth than Dry Yellow Pumpkin. =
However, an unusual yellow orange, and no pitting.

Regards from Alisa in Denmark