- Country of manufactureUkraine
When mixing with water clay forms viscous dough which when drying keeps the given form.
Clay is applied to production of ceramics, refractory materials, in paper, rubber and some other industries
Use of clay is various that is caused by the following properties:
- plasticity, that is ability of the clay mixed with water to accept and keep this form after drying;
- water tightness;
- bigger or smaller fire resistance.
Owing to a variety of impurity different one of them is more plastic than clay, others ogneuporny, the third peschanisty.
Differences of clay receive the name or from characteristic impurity, for example:
resinous clay, ferruterous, mica, aluminous, bazaltichesky, etc. , or from that production to which there is this clay, for example: fulling clay (very porous and therefore greedy absorbing in itself water and fats), pottery, faience, pipe, brick, etc.