am130 notes - -Bone and Ivory *Materials from animals....

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-Bone and Ivory *Materials from animals. Ivory can come from whale bone or elephant tusks. * Not widely used today due to concerns for exploitation of the animals. Clay and Ceramics *Residual- Remains in the place from which It was formed *Sedimentary- Carried by wind and water to be deposited somewhere else 1. Earthenware- Fires at lowest temp range of 2,000 degrees. Course and Porous (no glaze) Never completely waterproof 2. Stoneware- Fires at middle range temp of 2,500 deg. Clay has grey or tan color; durable 3. Porcelain- Highest temp range of 3000 deg. Made from very pure, white clay Extremely hard and glossy when finished Glass *Main ingredient is silica (pure sand) *Most glass is manufactured *Lead glass known as crystal *Berosilicate glass - highly resistant to heat and temp changes *Fused silica- 96% silica and alumina silicate glass; materials that are for scientific applications, windows, etc. . Fiber
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course AM 130 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Colorado State.

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