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Silica

Product Benefits

Engobes:

  • Increases the thermal dilatation of the engobe
  • White firing colour.

Glazes:

  • SiO2 is the main glass former
  • If fully dissolved inside the glaze it can reduce the thermal expansion of the glaze.
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Technical Details

At Sibelco we generally consider the supply of silica and fillers to be a local solution. Please contact your local Sibelco Office for help and advice on meeting your requirements for raw sand, quartz or ground sand or quartz.

Silica Country of origin Chemical Analysis % Particle Size %<
Products SiO2 AI2O3 Na2O K2O CaO MgO TiO2 Fe2O3 10µm 2µm
CeraSil M6 BE 99.4 0.1 0.07 0.03
CeraSil M10 BE 99.4 0.1 0.07 0.03
CeraSil SL-500 MX 98.07 0.99 0.03 0.30 0.04 0.02 0.05 0.05 97.1 35.0
CeraSil SL-208A MX 98.52 0.76 0.03 0.27 0.03 0.01 0.05 0.04
CeraSil SL-204B MX 97.83 1.08 0.06 0.34 0.08 0.03 0.08 0.13
CeraSil SL-306A MX 98.71 0.65 0.03 0.03 0.04 0.01 0.04 0.03

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