ceramic glaze


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ceramic glaze

[sə′ram·ik ′glāz]
(engineering)
A glossy finish on a clay body obtained by spraying with metallic oxides, chemicals, and clays and firing at high temperature.

ceramic color glaze, ceramic glaze

An opaque, colored glaze of satin or gloss finish; obtained by coating the clay body with a compound of metallic oxides, chemicals, and clays, either by spraying or by dipping, and then burning at high temperatures; the glaze is fused to the body, making them inseparable.
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Low-fire ceramic glaze allows for more vibrant colors and more intricate patterns than higher-temperature firing.
Nigerian cottage ceramics industries have not been doing well in the utilisation of indigenous ceramic materials for production of ceramic glaze and this leaves potters with no option other than to import processed glazes that are, most of the time, unreliable.
Each industrially produced tile was fired twice: first with an earthenware ceramic glaze, at roughly 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit, and again at about 900 degrees, after a ceramic photographic transfer.
This innovative finish seals even the tiniest pores of the ceramic glaze and is therefore spotlessly clean, hygienic and easy to maintain.
This ceramic glaze, which is exclusive to Villeroy & Boch, contains silver ions which effectively prevent the build-up of bacteria.
In pieces such as Large Crucible (indigo), Swallow showed off his alchemical knack for making one material look alarmingly like another: The vessel's rich indigo patina perfectly mimicked a ceramic glaze.
Afyon Bolgesi Andezitlerine Seramik Sir Tekniklerinin Uygulanmasi ve Endustriyel Yeni Urun Gelistirme" (Implementation of Ceramic Glaze Techniques on Andesites of Afyon Region and Development of New Industrial Product), Afyonkarahisar: Turkey VI.
For these experiments, a ceramic glaze mixture composed of lead oxide and clay was prepared.
What glass looks like, in what quantity glass reflects its surrounding, what will be the colour of the glass in different thicknesses, what is the visual effect of a ceramic glaze and so forth.
First, the casting clay (1000[degrees]C) colours to be used under the glaze and the ceramic glaze are prepared.