End user focus: It pays to glaze

By Jessica Roberts
Published: Monday, 23 August 2010

The final addition to a ceramic body before firing, glaze controls the physical appearance and structural resilience of the ceramic piece. Here some of the key glaze minerals are reviewed

Ceramics is one of the primary markets for industrial minerals. Constituting about 90% of the ceramic body is the clay support, with the remainder of the body taken up by glaze the final stage in the formulation of a ceramic piece.

Ceramic glazes are a critical component of ceramic technology...

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