BLUE POTTERY

BLUE POTTERY
Detail:
BLUE POTTERY
Product: Manufacture of blue pottery art wares
Application: Decorative novelty items.
Feature: The blue pottery consists of a body predominantly made of quartz and glass cullet powder. In the traditional ‘Jaipur technique’, the articles undergo 20-25 unit operations during fabrication stage. The new technique involves application of engobe made of white glass powder and a glutinous paste of maida on the body. Thereafter the lead-free glaze is applied. The articles are fired in the temp range of 700o-800oC in a tandoor kiln using wood as fuel.
Commercialisation: Know-how available for commercialization
Economy: 25 kg/day
Investment: Rs. 1.0 lakh
Equipment: Tandoor kiln
Raw materials: Quartz powder, glass powder, lead-less frit, binders, maida.
Institute: Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute.
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