Cameron G. Harman Jr.

Cameron Harman Jr. is a kiln expert from Ceramic Services, Inc., Bensalem, Pa. If you have drying or firing questions that you would like to have answered, send them to Cameron Harman Jr., c/o Ceramic Industry, Business News Publishing Co., 755 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 1000, Troy, MI 48084, fax (248) 244-1294; or contact Cameron directly at (215) 245-4040, fax (215) 638-1812. Look for Cameron’s answers to your questions in upcoming issues of Ceramic Industry magazine.


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Potters can take a number of steps to improve their profit margin in a difficult economy.
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In the current economic climate, it is important to examine every part of the production system in depth.
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The “ideal” firing cycle will be different for every body formulation, and a significant amount of trial and error is typically required to perfect the process.
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PPP: DRYING&FIRING Questions & Answers

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Question: My small pottery business is doing well, and I need to purchase a larger kiln to keep up with the demand for my products. However, I’ve noticed that larger
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PPP: Drying & Firing Q & A

November 29, 2002
Several factors can cause blisters in green ware, and blisters can be present when using clear glazed pottery for decorative purposes.
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Cutting Your Firing Losses

May 1, 2002
Choosing the right solution to a firing problem can save your plant a great deal of time and money in the long run.
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PPP: Reducing Firing Losses

December 1, 2001
Sometimes, even with the use of a soak, the ware will come out warped, cracked, over-fired or under-fired.
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Drying: Principles of Drying

July 1, 2001
Understanding the principles of drying will enable us to make informed decisions about the type of dryer we purchase for our facility.
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