plastic clay


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plastic clay

[′plas·tik ′klā]
(materials)
Fireclay which forms a moldable mass when mixed with water.
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Meanwhile, hard plastic clay, which was filled in the fissure, developed into soft-plastic and fluid-plastic states under the effect of washout and erosion of mud-water mixture gradually.
Firstly, the artists sourced secondary plastic clay. This was crushed and prepared into slabs.
Because of the abundance of plastic clay present in the base material, lime was selected for nearly all of the reconstruction.
The game utilizes AMACO Plast-i-Clay Modeling Clay, which is a soft, pliable plastic clay that the company produces.
Tenders are invited for open tender for 845 mt of non plastic clay for sru-ifico
This is then slaked and the resultant slurry poured onto sacks in the sun to stiffen to a malleable stage when a temper of river sand is then wedged (often by foot) into the plastic clay.
Fredlund, "Effect of lime on highly plastic clay with special emphasis on aging," Transportation Research Record, no.
Different naturally occurring materials such as bauxite, plastic clay, plaster of Paris, lime, alum, and alumina etc.
These periods of time spent away from the daily routines of home and work, have been crucial; providing the opportunity for Wendy Lawrence to focus on the development of her original and distinctive ceramic work, transforming plastic clay into forms that capture and transmit the qualities and elemental power of natures geological forces.
A nearly 40 cm thick K-bentonite composed of plastic clay and hard feldspathitic layers crops out at, and slightly above the sea level, about 100 m NW from the SE end of the cliff (59[degrees]13'27.3" N, 23[degrees]31'40.8" E; Fig.
But there is even more water than the physical water between clay particles that you feel in your plastic clay. There is chemical water bound up in each clay molecule.