Hawthorn Fireclay - 50 mesh FULL BAG

52.00 LBS
Unit Quantity:
1 (one) FULL BAG
This material is only available in 50# bags

Product Overview

A 50 mesh version of hawthorn fireclay, a popular Missouri fireclay that fires to a light buff color.
Fireclay is a general name for sedimentary clays usually associated with coal measures they are very ancient deposits. Particle size averages 0.1-5.0 microns. Reasonable plasticity and dry strength. Fired color is buff to light-brown. Used by potters in refractory mixtures and as a body component. If used in large proportions, however, its carbon content can cause trouble such as black core and bloating. - p. 110, Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Pottery, 3rd Ed. by Robert Fournier
50# bag; brown bag, blue text 50 mesh Hawthorn Bond