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Petalite

Product Benefits

Petalite is part of a group of minerals which flux ceramic bodies.

The lithium silicates can be used in low deformation bodies.

The main properties given to vitreous china body:

  • Lowers the firing temperature
  • Fluxes with low deformation
  • Forms a vitreous mass with free silica
  • Increases cast rate.

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Technical Details

Petalite Country of Origin Chemical Analysis % Residue%<
Products SiO2 AI2O3 Na2O K2O CaO MgO TiO2 Fe2O3 125µm 38µm
Vitroflux A38 NL 76.8 16.7 0.5 0.4 0.25 <0.1 <0.1 3

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