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Serving 3-D & clay artists in the Pacific Northwest and beyond since 1965
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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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TOXIC: A lithium feldspar used in both clays and glazes to decrease thermal expansion.

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Potassium Carbonate
TOXIC: Also known as PEARL ASH. Deliquescent and soluble in water. Often used in frits as a source of low-fluxing potassium. Can modify color effects in glazes.

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Pumice FFF
Generally used in glazes in much the same way as feldspar, but not as desirable.

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Pyrax ABB - Standard stock
(AKA Pyrophyllite) Primarily used in wall tile bodies. When added to glaze it aids in craze resistance, and thermal and moisture expansion resistance.


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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
Portland Store Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9:00a to 5:00p • Business office hours 9:00a-5:00p, Monday-Friday Pacific time
Eugene Store Hours: Sunday & Monday CLOSED • Tuesday-Friday 9:00a to 5:00p • Saturday 10:00a-4:00p Pacific time

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