Casting body 1100

ApplicationsCasting
Firing range1200-1280
Chamotte portion0%

 

Casting body 1100 is a very light firing, porcelain-like stoneware casting body without chamotte. The recommended firing range is 1200 °C – 1280 °C.
This casting body is almost as white as porcelain, although not translucent. Casting body 1100 is suitable for making decorative ceramics and tableware. Due to the light firing colour the luminosity of transparent glazes is increased.
It is good for combining with throwing body 1100.

 

Characteristics of Ceramic body 1100

Firing colour white-very light  
Firing range (°C) 1200 - 1280  
Chamotte portion (%) 0  
Chamotte grain size (mm) 0  
DS (%)* 5  
Firing shrinkage 1070 °C - 3% 1200 °C - 8%
Water absorption 1070 °C - 12% 1200 °C - 0,7%
CTE x 10 -7 °C -1 20 °C - 500 °C (1240 °C) 56
Applications Casting  
Note * DS = Dry shrinkage at 110°C