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Georgies offers a wide variety of raw materials for clays, glazes and other uses. If you don't find the materials you need, please contact us. We may be able to get it for you OR suggest suitable replacements. The Occupational Health & Safety Administration devised this color-coded numerical ratings system to quickly and easily summarize the levels of risk through various means of exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals. Material Safety Data Sheets contain more detailed information about any risks posed by chemicals or raw materials, along with handling, cleanup and first aid instructions. Georgies maintains a library of MSDS forms for the materials we sell. To request copies, please contact us by phone, fax or email.

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CH336
Macaloid Gum
Suspension agent which increases the drying rate of water in suspended glazes. Similar to Bentonite, but more desirable because of higher potency.

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CH337
Magnesium Carbonate
Source of magnesium in glazes. Imparts strength and color with little shrinkage. In large quantities it gives an opaque, dry appearance.

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CH338
Magnesium Sulfate
Also known as EPSOM SALTS. Used in small proportions, this material thickens glazes without becoming lumpy, so they adhere better to nonporous surfaces. Also acts as a suspending agent. Insoluble.

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CH340
Magnetite, Granular
A distinctly black, hard, dense and stable crystalline mineral form of iron oxide made from magnetite ore, useful in granular form to introduce specking into bodies and glazes.

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CH341
Manganese Carbonate
A weak coloring oxide and powerful flux. In alkaline glazes it produces blue-purple or plum colors. In leaded glazes, it produces purple tinged with brown. Toxic in large quantities of the raw form, or with long-term chronic exposure.

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CH342
Manganese Dioxide (325m)
A stable oxide giving red, brown, purple and black tones to clay and glazes. Avoid prolonged inhalation.

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CH536
Mica (325 mesh)

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RM603
Mold Soap (nontoxic)

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CH549
Molochite >30m
(Porcelain Grog)

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CH548
Molochite 50-80m
(Porcelain Grog)

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CH580
Molochite 120m
(Porcelain Grog)

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CH521
Mullite 35m
Can be added to clay bodies to check thermal expansion. May add some strength to the clay due to needle-like shape of its crystals. Also a common ingredient in kiln shelf and posts due to its durability. See KYANITE too.

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CH619
Mullite 100m
Can be added to clay bodies to check thermal expansion. May add some strength to the clay due to needle-like shape of its crystals. Also a common ingredient in kiln shelf and posts due to its durability. See KYANITE too.

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CH620
Mullite 200m
Can be added to clay bodies to check thermal expansion. May add some strength to the clay due to needle-like shape of its crystals. Also a common ingredient in kiln shelf and posts due to its durability. See KYANITE too.

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Georgies Ceramic & Clay Co. • 756 NE Lombard • Portland OR 97211 • 503.283.1353 • 800.999.CLAY
Georgies of Eugene • 1471 Railroad Blvd #9 • Eugene OR 97402 • 541.338.7654 • 866.234.CLAY
Fax numbers: Portland 503.283.1387 Eugene 541.338.7565
Store Hours: Monday thru Saturday, 9:00a to 5:00p Pacific time • Business office hours 9a-5p, Monday thru Friday

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