Smooth stoneware 'Terre de Xing' - XING
Stoneware made from a mixture of Puisaye clay, inspired by the clay of Yizing in China, the capital of the teapot.
Kaolin grains bring structure.
Rich in iron, dark red shard in oxidation and brown in slight reduction (it is not advisable to fire in reduction).
Very plastic clay, polishable like a Sigilated clay.
T° Bisqueware / 980°C (1796°F)
T° Firing / 1220 - 1240°C maxi (2228-2264°F)
Shrinkage dry / 7%
Shrinkage 1240°C (2264°F) / 6%
Porosity 1260°C (2300°C) / 0.2%
Coeff of expanxion / 58 x 10-7