Speckled tan in oxidation and slightly coarse, this clay is compounded to be a stoneware clay with specks that bleed through the glaze, giving the appearance of iron burning through, typical of reduction glazes and clays. A very popular throwing clay for production potters who want to add the speck dimension to their ware.
Avg. Shrinkage 2±%, 10.9%
Avg. Water Absorption 1±%, 1.7%
211 Hazelnut Brown Clay - C/4-6
A nice plastic clay for throwing and handbuilding. At C/6 oxidation, it’s a warm brown color usually associated with reduction firing. Reacts well with glazes.
Shrinkage: 13% at C/6.
Absorption: 2.25% at C/6
200 Orange Brown Clay - C/4-6
All purpose mid range clay. Orange-brown in reduction. Deep beige in oxidation. Contains fine grog.
Shrinkage: 10% at C/4, 12.5% at C/6.
Absorption: 3% at C/4, 2% at C/6.
112 Brown Clay - C/4-6
A plastic clay for wheel and modeling. The addition of granular manganese gives a speckled surface. The ideal temperature for developing best color tone is cone 5. Good results may be expected in reduction or oxidation firing.
Shrinkage: 12% at C/4, 12.5% at C/6.
Absorption: 4.5% at C/4, 2.5% at C/6.
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.
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266 Dark Brown Clay - C/4-6
Gives reduction-like dark brown color in electric kiln. Smooth and plastic. Good for all techniques.
Shrinkage: 11.5% at C/4, 13% at C/6.
Absorption: 2.4% at C/4, 1.4% at C/6.
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B-Mix 5 offer the same characteristics enjoyed by our Cone 10 B-Mix. Its smooth, porcelain texture is a pleasure to throw and form, and it fires to a cream color in oxidation.
Avg. Shrinkage 2±%, 12.0%
Avg. Water Absorption 1±%, 2.75%