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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A series of tiered platforms rises to the roof, holding 10,000 simple, identically shaped, slip-cast bowls, made by thousands of volunteers.
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.
Just outside the front door of the studio one can watch as thousands of teapots (estimates hover around 300,000 in a year) are slip-cast in production moulds.
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.
The slip-cast forms by Leo King (New Zealand) also have the appearance of bowls but he admits to having little interest in what happens below the wide rims which carry his crisp, linear designs.