Experiment 4

Breaking the Mould - Ex. 4

a. Soda-lime glass
> colour: tobacco
b. Ceramic wool
> composition: SiO2
> structure: quartz, cristobalite
> T max: ~ 900 – 1000 °C
> fiber diameter > 6 μm
c. Metal mould

Dimensions of the final piece
h. 40 cm l. 45 cm w. 20 cm

a. Control test for determining the uniformity of the texture.

The piece has been blow into a v-shape metal structure coated with ceramic wool.

Difficulty in controlling the thickness of the wool; interesting texture.

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