SIO-2® PCLI - Stoneware Paper Clay, 4 lb Sample *SHIPPING INCLUDED*
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SIO-2® PCLI - Stoneware Paper Clay
4 lb (1.8 kg) Sample
Stoneware paper clay with 30% impalpable grog 0-0.2 mm (up to 80 Mesh). Formulated for artistic ceramics, it is unique for modelling, thanks to its exceptional plasticity. It is especially suitable for making impossible shapes with difficult drying. The presence of paper fibres inside avoid formation of cracks and problems of deformations, and leads PCL clay to surprising artistic possibilities. Odourless. Available in extruded body (moist form).
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Firing range: Cone 02-8 (2052-2320ºF)
Biscuit temperature: Cone 05 (1911ºF)
Water content: 24%
Plasticity (IP Atterberg): 27
Carbonate content (CaCO3): 0%
Drying shrinkage: 7.2%
Firing shrinkage (1200ºC): 6.0%
Porosity (water absorption at 1200ºC): 4.2%
Dry bending strength: 5.2 N/mm2
Fired bending strength (1200ºC): 39.5 N/mm2
Thermal coefficient (25-500ºC): 53.7x10^-7ºC^-1
FAQ for PCLI clay, with answers provided by SIO-2®
Is the PCLI good for making tall and flat pieces? Will it slump? Would you recommend another paper clay for this application?
The fibers in PCLI clay favor drying, since they act as a union within the clay and, at the same time, facilitate a uniform evacuation of water. This allows making pieces with very thin thicknesses, which, with another type of clay, would easily crack. However, to make very tall and flat pieces, the most important thing is the plasticity and consistency of the clay, more than its ease of drying. PCLI behaves very well compared to other clays, but it will depend on how tall and flat the piece is.
Are you new to pottery and want to learn more about some common pottery terms? Check out the website for the Donn Zver School of Pottery to find a list of terms and explanations for what they all mean.
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