Chapter 20. Bentone as a Clay Substitute

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. Robert L. Hyde

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470313275.ch20

Proceedings of the 52nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 5/6

Proceedings of the 52nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 5/6

How to Cite

Hyde, R. L. (1991) Bentone as a Clay Substitute, in Proceedings of the 52nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 5/6 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470313275.ch20

Author Information

  1. Mobay Corporation Pigments and Ceramics Group 5601 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470375075

Online ISBN: 9780470313275

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Keywords:

  • clay substitute;
  • enamel industry;
  • bentone levels;
  • enameling clay;
  • sodium aluminate

Summary

Bentone, an inorganic suspension agent, was evaluated and compared to an enameling clay in a typical cover coat enamel formula. Slip properties including pick-up, drain time, viscosity, and thixotropy were measured. The effect of Bentone on the fired enamel coating was also determined.