CLAY

CLAY (a clay; n the Tone; f Argiles; and argilla….) – Sedimentary rock composed mainly of clay minerals; with water to form dough, dries able to maintain shape given to it, and get the hardness of stone after firing. To include clays and some rocks, not natively possessing ductility and not soak in water (for…

Properties of clay

Dry clay absorbs water, but when wet, it becomes waterproof. After pereminaniya and mixing it acquires the property take various forms and save them after drying. This property is called plasticity. Besides binding ability the clay has: a powdered solids (sand) gives homogeneous “dough” also possessing ductility, but to a lesser degree. Obviously, the more…