Experiment 8

Breaking the Mould - Ex. 8

a. Soda-lime glass
> colour: gradient of orange and red
b. Ceramic tissue
> composition: SiO2 + Al2 O3
> structure: trimide, α-alumina
> T max: ~ 1300 °C

Dimensions of the final piece
h. 50 cm diam. 25 cm

a. Achieve an easy removal of the tissue from the piece.
b. Testing the thermal strength of the fabric after several use.

Fabric hold in the shape of a tube by metal clips.

Easy to take the glass piece out of the textile mould; good texture.

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