Is it ok to recycle my throwing clay and use it as a casting slip?

For Flux Sake

Jan 19 2023 • 33 mins

On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our hosts answer three questions about clay bodies. They talk about how you make casting slip, determining when it is ok to mix clay bodies together, and whether or not aging your clay makes a difference for plasticity. If you have a ceramic chemistry problem you’d like help with, send us a voice memo with your question to

Kathy, Matt, and Rose are excited to announce that the first in-person taping of For Flux Sake will be happening at this year’s NCECA in Cincinnati. If you come to the podcast room at 1pm on Friday March 17th you can join the live taping and have your questions answered. It’s going to be a blast so bring your questions and your friends!

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For the past 100 years, AMACO Brent has been creating ceramic supplies for our community ranging from underglazes to electric kilns, and they have no plans of slowing down.

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