This clay is lightly grogged with no sand and has shown to do really well with both hand built and thrown ceramic wares. Fires to a bluish color in bisque. Deep black at cone 10. Black clays can affect glazes so testing will be required. Bloating has not been an issue with this clay.

 

 

Cone:10

Wet Color: light brown

Fired color: Black

Texture: Slightly coarse

Penetrometer Target: 6.25

Avg. Water Absorption 1±%: .06%
Avg. Shrinkage 2±%: 10.5%
COE x 10-6: 5.4

 

Avg. Shrinkage 2±%:  12%

 

Sable Black LC 2