Chapter 3. Utilization of Flotation Feldspar Tailings in Vitreous Chinaware Bodies

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Gregory R. Thompson and
  2. Girard W. Phelps

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320181.ch3

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

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Thompson, G. R. and Phelps, G. W. (1983) Utilization of Flotation Feldspar Tailings in Vitreous Chinaware Bodies, 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.ch3

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  1. Rutgers University Box 909, New Brunswick, NJ 08903

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:

  • flotation feldspar;
  • vitreous sanitary;
  • nonplastics component;
  • feldspar tailings;
  • ceramic material

Summary

The possibility of using flotation feldspar tailings as replacements for traditional nonplastic materials in a vitreous sanitary ware body was investigated. The unfired and fired properties of a control casting body containing 35% feldspar and 15% flint were successfully matched by a body in which 32% of the nonplastics component was replaced by properly beneficiated feldspar tailings.