417 Red Earthenware Clay - C/06-02
Low fire body that contains fire clay and a small amount of fine grog. Good for Majolica technique. Superior throwing body.
Shrinkage: 6% at C/06, 11% at C/02
Absorption: 5.3% at C/06, 1% at C/02
105G White Clay with Grog - C/06-04
Same as 105 with the addition of fine grog. Gives a toothy clay that many potters prefer. This is also a good clay for tile work and larger projects. Slight speckled appearance due to the addition of grog when a transparent glaze is used.
Shrinkage: 5.0% at C/06, 5.6% at C/04
Absorption: 15.3% at C/06, 14.5% at C/04
105 White Clay - C/06-04
Plastic low fire smooth body made with Texas talc. This clay fires to a very white color and works well with commercial low-fire glazes. Can be used for throwing and handbuilding. We recommend this body for classroom use.
Shrinkage: 6% at C/06, 6.5% at C/04
Absorption: 15.5% at C/06, 14.5% at C/04
West Michigan Clay carries a fine selection of low fire, mid fire, high fire, porcelain, white stoneware, raku and sculpture clays from Standard Ceramic Supply Company and Laguna Clay Company.
103 Red Clay - C/06-2
Low fire plastic terra cotta body designed for the classroom. Traditional terra cotta color at cones 06 oxidation. Deeper brick red at
Shrinkage: 9% at C/06, 14% at C/2
Absorption: 12% at C/06, 6% at C/2
104 Red Clay w/grog C/06-4
Versatile clay containing fine grog. Good for hand building, slab work and throwing.
Shrinkage: 6% at C/06, 11% at C/4
Absorption: 13.2% at C/06, 3% at C/4
100 Artist White Low Fire Clay - C/06-04
Excellent white firing clay for both throwing and handbuilding. Works well with most commercial glazes and underglazes. Should be used by studio artists and advanced programs looking for an all-purpose clay.
Shrinkage: 6.5% at C/04
Absorption: 15.0% at C/04
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EM-103 White Clay - C/06
A smooth, plastic, white body with a small percentage of talc to create an optimum glaze fit. #10-T is very popular among production potters and is also excellent for handbuilding. Its "forgiving" nature has also made EM-103 a white clay choice for many teachers.
Avg. Shrinkage 2±%, 8.2%
Avg. Water Absorption 1±%, 11.1%
EM-101 White Clay with Grog - C/06
Smooth, plastic, talc-free, white-firing clay, suitable for throwing and sculpture, but with medium grog added for larger thrown and sculpture pieces. Lower shrinkage. Ideal for beginners and schools. Most low fire commercial glazes fit this body.
Avg. Shrinkage 2±% , 7.8%
Avg. Water Absorption 1±%, 11.5%
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