Fundamentals of Ceramic Engineering by P. Vincenzini (auth.), P. Vincenzini (eds.)

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In the volcanic area of the Andes, deposits of hydrothermal kaolin are common. 2 IIlitic Clays Illitic clays are among the most frequent, but it is difficult to find illitic clays with low iron content. Fine illitic clays are therefore required for ceramic use, as they have lower softening and melting points than kaolinitic clays. Illitic clays are often associated with kaolinitic clays, both in hydrothermal and in weathering deposits. 3 Bentonites These clays contain smectitic minerals as the principal compounds.

The first two methods are more rapid. 48 M. Bertolani Quartz is easily recognizable under the microscope by its transmittance, absence of cleavage, inalterability, middle-low birefringence and refractive index (about 1'55). The refractive index is determined using liquids whose index is known. It should be noted that, for a mineral and a liquid which have identical refractive index, the Becke line does not appear (Fig. 9). By using point counter, a quantitative determination of the quartz can be made.

2 Dry Pressing Pressure distribution within the die is very heterogeneous in uniaxial pressing of dry or semi-dry powders. Poor pressure transmission is caused by interparticle and particle-wall friction. Heterogeneous pressure distribution causes heterogeneous density distribution within the body. Density differences between corresponding points of the upper and lower surfaces of an article are greater near the die walls than further away from the walls. Dimensional defects, lowered mechanical properties and visible cracks are the problems most frequently encountered in dry pressing.

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