APT-II Ceramic Enhancer

$5.25
SKU:
LQAPTCER

Product Overview

APT-II Ceramic Enhancer is an acrylic emulsion additive, made specifically for low-fire applications, that is food safe and non-toxic. It cleans up with water and has an indefinite shelf life. Usage techniques and firing methods are not altered.

APT-II Enhancer will thicken all brands of slip and clay bodies, enabling the ceramist to attach, mend and create surface decorations. This process can be performed on greenware, bisque or finished glazed pieces.

PROTECT FROM FREEZING

PREPARING SLIP MIXTURE
For Mending and Attaching
  • Pour fresh slip into container.
  • Add APT-II Ceramic Enhancer into slip until it begins to thicken to a consistency of cake batter.
  • If Slip Mixture becomes too thick for attaching or mending, thin back with slip - not water. (Adding water will increase shrinkage.)
  • Unused Slip Mixture may be stored in an airtight sealed container for several days. Add more slip if it becomes too thick.
  • If Slip Mixture is left open to air, it will dry and become greenware.


Re-glazing

When adding APT-II Ceramic Enhancer into glaze for re-glazing, the APT-II will make the new glaze adhere to the cold glaze surface. It feels as if you were glazing on bisque and will not brush off.

1. Stir in approximately 3-4 drops of APT-II Ceramic Enhancer per ounce into glaze. Apply the number of coats required. NO PREHEATING IS REQUIRED.
2. Follow the color manufacturer's instructions for firing.

TO ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR RE-GLAZING, ADD APT-II CERAMIC ENHANCER INTO GLAZE IN THE FIRST APPLICATION.