Northcote Pottery Terracotta Clay 10kg
Northcote Pottery Terracotta clay is a strong, gutsy, 16# handbuilding body, excellent for burnishing with good green strength. Smooth enough for throwing, it fires a salmon pink to deep, rich orange depending on the firing temperature.
Excellent clay for school use, modeling sculptural busts or making garden ornaments etc. Fired with a suitable earthenware glaze to 1100ºC, this clay is ideal for all general handbuilding purposes. Often used in throwing large commercial garden pots.
Bisque Temp 1000ºC – 1100ºC / Glaze Temp 1100ºC
Terracotta clays can be used without glaze at 1000ºC – 1200ºC.
Wet-Dry Shrinkage 6.5%
Dry -1000ºC “ 1.5%
Dry -1100ºC “ 4.5%
Dry -1200ºC “ 5.5%
Traditional clays for pottery that have to kiln fired after shaping. Note: Due to the weight of each block of clay, a special delivery rate will apply depending on the quantity ordered. Please enquire at time of order.
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