Chapter 4. Controlling the Gloss of Leadless Glazes

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. Richard A. Eppler and
  2. Douglas R. Eppler

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470314616.ch4

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 96th Annual Meeting and the 1994 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares/Refractory Ceramics/Basic Science: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 16, Issue 1

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 96th Annual Meeting and the 1994 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares/Refractory Ceramics/Basic Science: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 16, Issue 1

How to Cite

Eppler, R. A. and Eppler, D. R. (2008) Controlling the Gloss of Leadless Glazes, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 96th Annual Meeting and the 1994 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares/Refractory Ceramics/Basic Science: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 16, Issue 1 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470314616.ch4

Author Information

  1. Eppler Associates, Cheshire, CT

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470375341

Online ISBN: 9780470314616

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Keywords:

  • glazes;
  • gloss;
  • whitewares;
  • specular gloss;
  • atomic number

Summary

Gloss is one of the most difficult properties of a leadless glaze to adjust to a product specification. A high gloss is difficult to achieve because of the relationship between specular gloss and atomic number. A matte glaze requires reproducible control of a crystallization process during firing.