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Micrograph 180 and full record

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Micrograph no
180
Brief description
Oven-to-tableware showing the glaze on the surface, using a sensitive tint plate
Keywords
ceramic Link to MATTER Glossary entry for ceramic
Categories
Ceramic
System
Miscellaneous
Composition
Not specified
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Applications
Sample preparation
Thin section
Technique
Transmitted polarised light microscopy, with sensitive tint plate
Length bar
200 μm
Further information
Oven-to-tableware ceramics have a low coefficient of thermal expansion, and therefore a high resistance to thermal shock, which makes them suitable for use at a wide range of temperatures.
Contributor
Dr K M Knowles
Organisation
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
Date
09/08/02
Licence for re-use
Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales
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