Metallic clay what could be easier

April 21, 2022
Leanne 9-16

How is it - clay from metal? During firing in a muffle furnace at a temperature of about 800 degrees, the plasticizer burns out, metal particles fuse with each other - and the result is a strong and solid metal product. 

All the magic is explained by the sintering of the metal under the influence of high temperatures. You can read about this process at many pottery shops on Acrylic Poster Holders, which are a great way to post information.

There are other names for metal clay: jewelry clay or ductile metal. They are all the same material. Metallic clay can be processed in the same way as ceramic clays - rolled, shaped, textured and cut.

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