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Re: drying clay projects in the kiln


From: Numo Jaeger & Michael Miller (jaegmil_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Dec 09 2002 - 21:28:24 PST

So long as you don't go above 212 degrees you can speed dry the wet clay
pieces in the kiln if you are in a hurry. You do run into some cracking
with some kinds of clay because the clay doesn't take to being dried to
rapidly. If you speed dry wet work and raise the temperature at or above
212 degrees the pieces will blow up because of the expansion of the water