SIO-2® PRAF - White Sculpture/Raku Clay with Fine Grog, 27.6 lb

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PRAF is a white sculpture and Raku clay body with 40% fine grog (up to 35 Mesh). Formulated for artistic ceramics, PRAF is ideal for sculpture, murals and Raku pieces.

The high content of grog confers a beautiful textured surface and an excellent behavior during drying and firing. Its particular ivory color after firing is unique and provides an excellent ware for glazes and coloring oxides, which develop bright and intense tones. It is also known as “Rafael” clay, and it is very popular because of its excellent behavior for Raku.

PRAF is available in extruded body (moist form), in a 27.6 lb. package.

This product is being offered with $15 Shipping via USPS Priority Flat Rate Box for deliveries within the USA.

This product is eligible for a bulk discount! Buy 4 or more of this product to get 10% off the total price!

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SIO-2® PRAF - White Sculpture/Raku Clay with Fine Grog

27.6 lb (12.5 kg)

PRAF is a white sculpture and Raku clay body with 40% fine grog (up to 35 Mesh). Formulated for artistic ceramics, PRAF is ideal for sculpture, murals and Raku pieces.

The high content of grog confers a beautiful textured surface and an excellent behavior during drying and firing. Its particular ivory color after firing is unique and provides an excellent ware for glazes and coloring oxides, which develop bright and intense tones. It is also known as “Rafael” clay, and it is very popular because of its excellent behavior for Raku.

PRAF is available in extruded body (moist form), in a 27.6 lb. package.

How to do traditional raku: Fire to 1040 degrees Celsius or under 1900 degrees F in the raku kiln. It will take an hour to reach this temperature. Remove the hot pots with tongs and place them in a reduction nest or can. They will catch on fire. Cover them to cut the air off.

This product is being offered with $15 Shipping via USPS Priority Flat Rate Box for deliveries within the USA.

This product is eligible for a bulk discount! Buy 4 or more of this product to get 10% off the total price!

DETAILED INFORMATION:

Firing range:1240-1300ºC / 2264-2372ºF/ Cone 6-10
Biscuit temperature: 1000ºC / 1832ºF / Cone 06
Water content: 17%
Plasticity (IP Atterberg): 16
Carbonate content (CaCO3): 0%
Drying shrinkage: 5.4%
Firing shrinkage 1300ºC / 2372ºF: 4.6%
Porosity (water absorption) at 1300ºC / 2372ºF: 4.1%
Dry bending strength: 2.4 N/mm2
Fired bending strength 1300ºC / 2372ºF: 33.5 N/mm2
Thermal coefficient 1250ºC (25-500ºC): 59.8x10^-7ºC^-1

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Click here to download our Fact Sheet for PRAF clay!

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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