Alberta Slip (Albany Substitute)

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  • Regular price $3.95
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Alberta Slip is a clay formulated to substitute for Albany Slip, which is no longer available.  Like Albany, Alberta Slip is a low-melting, iron-stained clay, but it is more consistent since it is made from a blend of raw materials.

Alberta Slip is highly resistant to crazing and applies well to greenware and bisque.  Glazes with Alberta slip are consistent and functional, and are easy to apply.  It can be used with ceramic stains for various applications.  Alberta slip is more plastic (less silty), so recipes containing larger proportions may shrink and crack during drying.  If you are using 40% or more (with no other clay), you need to calcine about half of the Alberta.

You can use Alberta Slip at 100% (raw:calcine mix) to create a chocolate brown glossy glaze at cone 10.

Comes in 44-pound bags. The price listed is the maximum per pound cost. We reserve the right to change pricing without notice due to the current market conditions. See table below for full-bag and quantity discounts.

Quantity Discount
5 lb. -9.0%
10 lb. -18.0%
25 lb. -25.0%
50 lb. -33.0%
100 lb. -42.0%
500 lb. -50.0%
1000 lb. -52.0%
2000 lb. -54.0%
6000 lb. -58.0%

Discounts not shown at checkout.  Staff will enter the discounts after receiving your order and before billing.

Please select/type in the number of pounds you would like to order.