STONEWARE FROM ST AMAND SMOOTH LES PERCHERS

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Packaging by Price per kg Prices VAT incl. Quantity
10 KG 10 1,16 € 11,64 €
100 KG 100 0,88 € 87,60 €
1 TONNE 1000 0,73 € 732,00 €
3 TONNES 3000 0,71 € 2 124,00 €

GSA Les Perchers Normand Exclusive clay from Solargil - PERCHERS

Natural sandstone quarry - Carrière Les Perchers in Saint Amand en Puisaye.

Smoother, fatter and more pyrite than Les Beaux-Arts.

Recommended for traditional firing (salt, wood) and very large hand-turned pieces.

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GSA Les Perchers Normand Exclusive clay from Solargil - PERCHERS

Natural sandstone quarry - Carrière Les Perchers in Saint Amand en Puisaye.

Smoother, fatter and more pyrite than Les Beaux-Arts.

Recommended for traditional firing (salt, wood) and very large hand-turned pieces.


This famous clay has contributed to the history of the potters of Puisaye.
Smooth paste of dark grey colour in raw, it is fired in beige colour after oxidizing firing and in finely pyrite-grey colour in reducing atmosphere.

 
Very plastic clay for modelling and turning.
Excellent drying behaviour.

Vitrification between 1260°C and 1300°C.
                                                     

Technical characteristics :

Single or dual firing

T° Bisqueware / 980 - 1020°C (1796-1868°F)

T° Firing / 1280 - 1300°C (2336-2372°F)



Shrinkage dry / 7.4%.

Shrinkage at 1280°C (2336°F) / 6.5%.

Porosity at 1280°C (2336°F) / 1.25%.

Coefficient of expansion 300-500 (572-932°F) / 54 x 10-7

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