IIT BHU Varanasi Syllabus Ceramic Pottery and Refractory Laboratory

 

IIT BHU Varanasi Syllabus

Ceramic  Pottery and Refractory Laboratory

 

Pottery and Refractory Laboratory

Pottery Laboratory: To study the physical properties of clay-like texture, plasticity, shrinkage, tensile strength,

porosity, fired colour, etc.

Shaping of articles by different methods, throwing, jigger and jollying, slip casting and

pressing. Making of majolica body and its glazing.

Refractory Laboratory: Determination of  size of refractory brick, apparent porosity, bulk density, true specific

gravity, true density, spalling resistance, cold crushing strength. To prepare the sample of refractories by dry press

method. To find the action of HF+H2SO4 mixture on free silica in refractory bricks by Bow-Maker’s method.

Determination of packing density of supplied grogs. To prepare the sample of refractories by slip casting methods.

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