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Synonyms for clay

water soaked soil

United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)

United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)

the dead body of a human being

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Clay materials can take up a bit of space, but it's one of the most entertaining projects that students become engaged in.
Initial tests indicated that the use of acid and earth clay treatment of the Group I base oil improved dielectric dissipation factor, water content, total acidity and color.
Preblends: Preblends are clays that are blended with other sand additives so they become an easy additive to the existing sand system during mixing.
Some ceramics suppliers will offer to screen clays at an additional cost before the mixing process, and this is certainly worth the expense.
Unlike modeling clays, which are oil- or wax-based, polymer clays are water-based, resinous, self-hardening clays.
solution-induced intercalation [23, 24], in situ polymerization [25-27], melt processing [1, 28-33]) where chains are not chemically attached to the clays.
Subsoil clays can also contain high levels of salt and boron, but levels of these substances have been assessed as being below critical thresholds after being mixed and diluted with topsoil during the claying operation.
While some natural clays, which have absorptive properties similar to sponges, have been used topically for centuries, scientific studies investigating the antibacterial mechanisms represent a relatively new area of research," Haydel said.
Their natural curiosity provides a rich opportunity for you to make meaningful scientific connections between art and ceramics that will enhance their understanding of both natural forces and scientific aspects at work in the creation of clay artworks.
The results of their investigation may fall in one or more of the six major research regions of clay science: 1) crystal structures (including chemistry); 2) research methods (including modelling); 3) investigation of natural accumulations and genetic conditions of clay and related minerals; 4) physical and physicochemical properties of clay minerals and argillaceous rocks; 5) modified clays (by chemical or physical treatments); 6) applied clay science including exploitation and beneficiation of clay raw materials and ecological projects.
My colleagues and I found the most effective clays had a very fine grain and were rich with the mineral montmorillonite.
The camp uses wet packaged local Standard stoneware clays Cone 4 to 10, wet packaged non-toxic Campbell stoneware glazes Cone 4 to 6, American Art Clay Company, Inc.