slip casting

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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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They included intricately glazed sculptures, a pile of slip-cast socks, and pillars of precariously stacked porcelain origami lotuses in plastic carry-out containers.
To make her porcelain works, Sanders has employed her training as a ceramicist, producing slip-cast fragments of a mold salvaged from a previous project.
A series of tiered platforms rises to the roof, holding 10,000 simple, identically shaped, slip-cast bowls, made by thousands of volunteers.
There are Holly Fisher's flowing, cloud-like porcelain sculptures abstracted from the curves of the female form visible on a wall beyond Gregg Moore's slip-cast berry boxes, their delicate look enhanced by an ethereal blue glaze yet perfectly sturdy and suitable for a variety of uses.
Parian wares were slip-cast then usually left uncoloured and unglazed, as the paste had a smooth, dense surface with its own natural sheen, although Parian could be both tinted and glazed if required.
Kawa pieces are individually slip-cast in reusable leather molds.
McCovney designed and slip-cast the piece in low-fire white clay, hand finished with pulled sprouts, handles and sculptural additions.
Brews (and any other beverage) stay cold and crisp in this sleek slip-cast clay vessel.
The judge Scott Chamberlin, a successful exhibiting ceramist and Professor of Ceramics at the University of Colorado, US, awarded Siddell, one of a small group of finalists, a rare merit award for her works Flock, 5 delicate slipcast ceramic and wire woven bags and Whiri, a slip-cast ceramic lei.
They utilize the technique of slip-cast on a porous refractory die and heated in a furnace to produce a partially sintered coping or framework which is infiltrated with glass at 1100[degrees]C for 4 hrs to strengthen the slip-cast core.
Created in collaboration with chefs, the slip-cast porcelain bowls by Philadelphia studio Felt+Fat are made to last, even in the busiest of restaurants.