slip casting

slip casting

[′slip ‚kast·iŋ]
(engineering)
A process in the manufacture of shaped refractories, cermets, and other materials in which the slip is poured into porous plaster molds.
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An alternative to this press moulding was slip casting, which produced figures from liquid clay poured into the plaster of Paris mould and allowed to dry and shrink, so they could be removed whole.
In this work was designed filters be a low-cost and easily manufactured water filtration system by two techniques slip casting and pressing.
This system was developed with the integration of polymer rotary moulding into ceramic slip casting.
The plates are made through the industrial process of slip casting into plaster moulds.
Working solely in porcelain and a simple colour palette of white, black and blue, she applies the industrial method of slip casting on an intimate scale.
The team has also recently designed a machine, called Dipped, that lowers molds into slip clay to make pottery bowls quickly and easily, a rethinking of typical slip casting.
In terms of technology slip casting accounts for a major share.
Among specific topics are the structure and texture of highly porous carbon nanospheres, a synthesis method for obtaining anode-supported tubular solid oxide fuel cells by slip casting, the microstructure and thermal characterization of copper based composites for thermal management in electronic packaging, cantilever structures based on piezoelectric materials for harvesting energy from low-frequency vibration, and anisotropic emission in strain-balanced quantum well solar cells.
The 50 selected and peer-reviewed papers cover powder metallurgy titanium alloy design and processing developments; powder production; effects of impurities; the metal injection moulding of titanium; biomedical titanium alloys; titanium composites; forging and equal-channel angular pressing of titanium; and laser cladding, welding, slip casting, and other processing developments.
Boyter, using Cool Ice (a mid range slip casting porcelain from Clayworks), appears to make a gentle pun on the product name within her title: Ice Cool When Snow Melts Spring Comes.
These older sites are a mix of open-air porcelain slip casting operations and, for the production of saggars, a rudimentary mixing and throwing of less refined clay.
The work, Under the Sea, is made using traditional and modern techniques and inclues stained glass painting, ceramic slip casting, water-jet cutting, glass blowing, glass casting, glass fusing, wheel-thrown ceramics, recycled bottles, sandcast glass and several hundred perfume bottles.