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UTILIZATION of INFANTA WHITE CLAY in the PRODUCTION of DINNERWARE, ARTWARE, NOVELTY and PERSONALIZED ITEMS
This is a research paper discussing the possibility of utilizing Infanta white clay in the production of different useful materials.
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UTILIZATION of INFANTA WHITE CLAY in the PRODUCTION of DINNERWARE, ARTWARE, NOVELTY and PERSONALIZED ITEMS Rationale Pangasinan is one of the provinces in the Philippines endowed with enormous clay minerals. The availability of these raw materials for Ceramics use, gives vast opportunities for the establishment of pottery industries or an income- generating project of educational institutions. Red clay, Calcite, Quarts, White Clay as recorded from Bureau of Mines are in abundance, in fact some towns in Pangasinan have already been engaged in pottery work started as family enterprise and developed into a big corporation. Orbos, (1995) said that the continuous increase in the cost of construction materials and the use of toxic producing plastic in dinnerware makes the clay products more appropriate and safe as a substitute if not minimized the use of these ...
... decrease porosity and increase plasticity, Ball clay was added and to reduce the temperature, feldspar was used. Different formulations were done to know the suitable batch ratio for producing different items.
The result of the physical and chemical analysis revealed the following results;
a. White when fired at high temperature ( 1,230 )
b. High Porosity
c. PCE value cone 18+ (1,646 )
d. Low Plasticity
e. Kaolinetic due to high percentage of alumina. For this characteristic, pure Infanta clay can not be workable at its row state alone.
f. It could be used in slipcasting process if blended with ball clay.
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