vitreous enamel


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vitreous enamel

[′vi·trē·əs i′nam·əl]
(materials)
A glass coating applied to a metal by covering the surface with a powdered glass frit and heating until fusion occurs. Also known as porcelain enamel.

porcelain enamel, vitreous enamel

A substantially vitreous (glassy) inorganic metal oxide coating, bonded to metal by fusion at a temperature above 800°F (427°C); not a true porcelain.
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But most of all it is the river-deep vitreous enamel cast iron bath that is the gem.
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The ten flowing, highly colourful and at times arresting, compositions take the form of vitreous enamel panels, each 1,660mm by 1,010mm, in landscape proportion.
Seven top children's illustrators, including Quentin Blake and Shirley Hughes, have supplied artwork for vitreous enamel panels to decorate the building's facade and to invite people inside to explore.
caption Good cooking:Mr James Grenfell of Bentley Jennison, Mr Peter Collings chief executive of West Midlands Enterprise Board, and Mr Chris Florida-James, managing director of Vit-Tec Enamel , based at Coseley, celebrate the vitreous enamel company sec uring a significant investment from the Midlands Growth Fund, a unit trust managed by Barings and West Midlands Enterprise Board.
They were then turned into durable, vitreous enamel panels by an Isle of Wight firm, AJ Wells, and fixed to the walls of the station.
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