One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A fine-textured clay used in the manufacture of ceramics.
- ‘Extraction continues today at 6 quarries in Purbeck and the ball clay is processed at Furzebrook.’
- ‘If a light firing ball clay composition is required, use Starcast with perhaps some Foundry Hill Creme.’
- ‘By 1979, the ball clay industry was producing over 900,000 tons annually for industrial users worldwide.’
- ‘I work with a low-fire clay body consisting of ball clay, talc and bentonite.’
- ‘These categories are ball clay, bentonite, common clay, fire clay, fuller's earth, and kaolin.’
- ‘The wide use of ball clay is mainly due to its contribution of workability, plasticity and strength to the bodies in drying.’
- ‘I have a temmoku recipe that calls for dark ball clay, and we have none in our classroom supplies.’
- ‘Experienced technicians can pinpoint with great accuracy different types of ball clay within each pit.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.