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'''Ceramic''' is a non-metalic, non-organic material.
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'''Ceramic''' is a non-metallic, non-organic material.
   
 
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Ceramic material is used for both functional and decorative items. Dishes -- plates, bowls and mugs -- are often ceramic. Children make things out of clay for school projects. Tiles and hot plates are often ceramic.
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Ceramic material is used for both functional and decorative items. Dishes—plates, bowls and mugs—are often ceramic. Children make things out of clay for school projects. Tiles and hot plates are often ceramic.
   
 
Because clay is flexible, it can be molded into many shapes. Depending on the trace elements, it can be different colors, have different properties (tolerance to temperature, fragility, etc.). Glazes and other surface treatments, as well as the firing temperature and length of time in a kiln can also affect the properties of the finished product.
 
Because clay is flexible, it can be molded into many shapes. Depending on the trace elements, it can be different colors, have different properties (tolerance to temperature, fragility, etc.). Glazes and other surface treatments, as well as the firing temperature and length of time in a kiln can also affect the properties of the finished product.
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* [[hobby]]
 
* [[hobby]]
   
[[File:Pottery_with_Malin.jpg|thumb|left|making pottery on a wheel]]
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[[File:Pottery with Malin.jpg|thumb|left|making pottery on a wheel]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://ceramics.org/ The American Ceramic Society]
 
* [http://ceramics.org/ The American Ceramic Society]

Latest revision as of 16:56, December 13, 2013

Blue ceramic wall seamless tile

blue ceramic brick wall

Ceramic is a non-metallic, non-organic material.

Ceramic material is used for both functional and decorative items. Dishes—plates, bowls and mugs—are often ceramic. Children make things out of clay for school projects. Tiles and hot plates are often ceramic.

Because clay is flexible, it can be molded into many shapes. Depending on the trace elements, it can be different colors, have different properties (tolerance to temperature, fragility, etc.). Glazes and other surface treatments, as well as the firing temperature and length of time in a kiln can also affect the properties of the finished product.

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Pottery with Malin

making pottery on a wheel

External linksEdit

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