A special kind of clay that will not melt or fuse at high temperatures.
Has a very high melting temperature. Fireclay is used for kiln furniture, chimney flues and bricks. It is typically biege.
A refractory clay used in the manufacture of bricks, muffles, saggers, etc. It is often plastic enough to be used by potters as an ingredient in stoneware clay bodies.
Fireclay sinks are made from a clay base that is fired at an intense heat to vitrify the clay and fuse the glaze. The result is a durable sink with a nonporous glossy finish.
Clay capable of being subjected to a high temperature without fusing, and therefore used for making crucibles in which glass batches are melted. Fire clay is rich in silica, but contains only small amounts of lime, iron, and alkali.
A clay which is highly resistant to heat without deforming and used for making brick.
Clay that can withstand high heat and is used in the production of firebrick.
Fire clay is a specific kind of clay used in the manufacture of ceramics, especially fire brick. The fire attribution is given for its refractory characteristics. There are two types of fire clay: flint clay and plastic fire clay.