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Orton Firing Tips

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This 34-page publication from the Orton Ceramic Foundation covers the following topics: Understanding Heat Transfer; Cracking and Thermal Shock; Cracking and Warping Caused by Drying and Casting; Using the Three Cone System; Cones and Controllers; Avoiding Carbon Burnout Problems; Firing Handbuilt or Thick Cast Ware; Firing Ceramic Bodies; Firing Lead Free Glazes; Firing Red Glazes; Understanding Crazing; Solving Glaze Defects, Blisters, Craters, and Pinholes; Successful Glass Fusing; Success with Golds; Success with Decals; and Making Foodsafe Ware

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