Slip Casting Compound
Be Used to Make Decorative Ceramics & Utility Items such as
|Ceramic Slip is
a liquid clay compound that is fire hardened, not air-cured. Designed to be used with plaster ceramic
molds to produce greenware (The fragile clay body before it has been
fired to Bisque). The plaster absorbs the water from the slip forming a
should be poured approximately at the consistency of cream. Stir the
mixture to ensure that it is blended evenly, being careful not to beat
in air. Pour slowly to
avoid air bubbles. Keep the reservoir area filled above the beginning of
the piece to ensure an even thickness. Depending on the size
of your mold, you can generally empty the mold after only 5-30 minutes.
Let the mold drain upside down for another 15 to 60 minutes (depending
on the shap and size of the item) and you're ready to trim your reservoir
area and remove your casting from the mold.