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Re: drying clay projects in the kiln


From: Ricardo Ramirez (rramirez2_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Dec 10 2002 - 08:10:05 PST


>>> 12/09/02 11:28PM >>>
So long as you don't go above 212 degrees you can speed dry the wet
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
212 degrees the pieces will blow up because of the expansion of the