Earthenware is mainly used for versatile colouring and handmade tableware. Mostly fired by lower temperature and consequential higher water absorption, the articles are easy to paint and coloured.
The quality and consistency of raw materials used for Earthenware influence the main properties of the Earthenware Body as :
- Plasticity (clay)
- Fired Shrinkage (clay, kaolin, limestone, dolomite, feldspar)
- Fired colour (clay, kaolin)
- Porosity (clay, kaolin, dolomite, limestone, feldspar, wollastonite)
- Chemical strength (clay)