Results for: Porcelain

In Physics

Is porcelain a conductor?

In general, porcelain is not a conductor. It is considered an insulator. It is possible to make ceramics that will conduct, but the porcelain we normally find is a good insula (MORE)

How do you make porcelain?

Mix kaolin, feldspar, sand and water. Form the shape that you want using either slip casting, extrusion or dry pressing. Dry the shape. Fire in a kiln that is capable of 2,200 (MORE)
In Toys

Who created porcelain?

While the name of the individual(s) who created porcelain is unknown, we do know that it was created during the Han Dynasty (1900-1100 BC). It was first introduced to Europe (MORE)

Why is porcelain white?

  The most common mineral which colours clay is iron. Porcelain clay does not contain any iron (or only very small traces) and therefore fires white.
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Can you bake in porcelain?

If the bottom of the dish says oven proof than yes, if it does not than I wouldn't risk it. The dish itself would be fine but the paint or sealant might not be if they are hea (MORE)

Why is porcelain important?

Porcelain is important because it was used to make the terrocotta warriors that were discovered in the tomb of Emperor Qin. It's expensive & good for trade too. Today we can m (MORE)

What is porcelain?

Porcelain is a strong, vitreous, translucent ceramic material, biscuit-fired at a low temperature, the glaze then fired at a very high temperature. Tea ware is made from this. (MORE)
In Energy

What are the properties of porcelain?

Porcelain, a kind of ceramic material made for the first time inChina, is very appreciated as an excellent material to createdecorative items. Among its properties we can list (MORE)

What is porcelain used for?

We can make dolls, fake teeth, cups, dishes, baskets, plumbing fixes, and souveniers with porcelain. Hope this helps! But, back then they used it mostly for pottery.     (MORE)

What is porcelain skin?

Porcelain skin is a colloquial term for very pale skin. The phrase  is a metaphor comparing pale skin to white, fragile porcelain.