Articles by Cameron G. Harman Jr.

ONLINE EXTRA: The Element of Control

Potters can take a number of steps to improve their profit margin in a difficult economy.
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Why Talk About Dryers?

In the current economic climate, it is important to examine every part of the production system in depth.
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Questions & Answers

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

When is it the right time to purchase new equipment and what is affordable?
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PPP: DRYING&FIRING Questions & Answers

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

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

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

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

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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PPP - Taking Your Business to the Next Level

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