Chapter 17. Polyacrylate Developments in Sanitaryware Slurries

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr
  1. Bill Leach,
  2. Hal Wheeler and
  3. Trent Busch

Published Online: 28 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470314807.ch17

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting and the 1995 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 17, Issue 1

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting and the 1995 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 17, Issue 1

How to Cite

Leach, B., Wheeler, H. and Busch, T. (1996) Polyacrylate Developments in Sanitaryware Slurries, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting and the 1995 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 17, Issue 1 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470314807.ch17

Author Information

  1. Kentucky-Tennessee Clay Company, Mayfield, Kentucky

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470375402

Online ISBN: 9780470314807

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Keywords:

  • deflocculation;
  • polyacrylate;
  • viscosity;
  • sodium;
  • temperature

Summary

A variety of chemical additives, deflocculants, and clay formulations were evaluated to create an improved slurry. A unique slurry system was engineered to improve the casting performance for the sanitaryware industry.