Properties of Ceramic Raw Materials

Properties of Ceramic Raw Materials

2nd Edition - January 1, 1978

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  • Author: W. Ryan
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483146591

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Properties of Ceramic Raw Materials, 2nd Edition in SI/Metric Units is a five-chapter book that first discusses the manufacturing processes for ceramic products. This book then elucidates the properties important during ceramic-making. The last two chapters explore the reactions occurring on firing and the ceramic raw materials.

Table of Contents

  • Contents

    1. Introduction

    2. Manufacturing Processes

    2.1. Body Preparation ·

    Methods of Mixing

    2.1.1. Dry Mixing

    2.1.2. Plastic Mixing

    2.1.3. Slip Mixing

    2.1.4. Direct Preparation of Casting Slip

    2.1.5. Spray Drying

    2.2. Making Methods

    2.2.1. Slip Casting

    2.2.2. Plastic Making

    2.2.3. Other Methods of Making

    2.3. Firing and Finishing

    3. Properties Important During Making

    3.1. Plasticity

    3.2. Dry-strength

    3.3. Drying Shrinkage

    3.4 Suspension Properties and Slip Casting

    4. Reactions Occurring on Firing

    5. Ceramic Raw Materials

    5.1. Clays

    5.1.1. Formation

    5.1.2. Residual and Sedimentary Clays

    5.1.3. The Structure of the Kaolins

    5.1.4. The Kaolinitic Clays

    5.1.5. The Structure of the Montmorillonites

    5.1.6. The Micas

    5.1.7. The Illites or Hydrous Micas

    5.1.8. The Chlorites

    5.1.9. The Vermiculites

    5.1.10. Isomorphous Substitution in the Clay Minerals

    5.1.11. Cation Exchange

    5.1.12. The Clay- Water System

    5.1.13. Practical Uses of the Cation Exchange Properties of Clays

    5.2. Silica

    5.3. Fluxes

    5.3.1. Felspars

    5.3.2. Cornish Stone

    5.3.3. Nepheline Syenite

    5.3.4. Bone Ash

    5.4. Refractory Materials

    5.4.1. Alumino-silicate Refractories

    5.4.2. Oxide Refractories

    5.4.3. Other Refractory Materials

    5.5. Materials Used in Low Expansion Bodies, Glasses and Glazes

    5.6. Plaster of Paris

    5.7. Materials Used in Ceramic Glazes

    5.8. Colouring Materials Used in Decoration

    5.9. Materials Used in Electrical Applications


Product details

  • No. of pages: 120
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1978
  • Published: January 1, 1978
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483146591

About the Author

W. Ryan

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly of North Staffordshire Polytechnic, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

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