Chapter 13. The Interaction of Ceramic Pigments with Glazes

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. Stephen H. Murdoch1 and
  2. Richard A. Eppler2

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470310526.ch13

Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 10, Issue 1/2

Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 10, Issue 1/2

How to Cite

Murdoch, S. H. and Eppler, R. A. (1989) The Interaction of Ceramic Pigments with Glazes, in Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 10, Issue 1/2 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470310526.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    O. Hommel Company Pittsburgh, PA

  2. 2

    Eppler Associates Cheshire, CT

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374832

Online ISBN: 9780470310526

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Keywords:

  • ceramic pigments;
  • zinc oxide;
  • tile glaze;
  • X-ray diffraction;
  • residual silica

Summary

When an iron chromium hematite black pigment is placed in a zinc oxide containing glaze, it will react with the zinc oxide to form, in place, a zinc iron chromite brown spinel pigment. The black color found in zinc oxide free glazes may, at least in part, be a solution color.