Chapter 10. Low Melting-Lead-Free Ceramic Frits

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Richard A. Eppler

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320181.ch10

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1982 Fall Meeting of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares/Structural Clay: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 11/12

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1982 Fall Meeting of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares/Structural Clay: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Eppler, R. A. (1983) Low Melting-Lead-Free Ceramic Frits, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1982 Fall Meeting of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares/Structural Clay: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 11/12 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320181.ch10

Author Information

  1. Pemco Ceramics Group, Mobay Chemical Corp. 5601 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD 21224

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1983

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374054

Online ISBN: 9780470320181

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Keywords:

  • fusion points;
  • ceramic fits;
  • chemical durability;
  • glass-decorating colors;
  • thermal expansion

Summary

Lead-free ceramic frits have been developed with incipient fusion points of <475°C and melting range 650°-700°C. Properties of these materials include coefficient of thermal expansion of 9-12×10−1/°C and moderate chemical durability.