Fire clay




Fire clay


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Fire clay


Meaning of term fire clay

Clay capable of being subjected to a high temperature without fusing, and therefore used for making crucibles in which glass batches are melted. Fire clay is rich silica, but it contains only small amounts of lime, iron, and alkali.


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Corning Museum of Glass | Glass dictionary. (1993). Retrieved February 12, 2008, from


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