Facilities

Ceramics Laboratory 108 Talbot Hall

The Department of Art’s ceramics laboratory is a progressive facility, housing both wheel throwing and hand-building.

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The ceramic laboratory includes:

  • 32-cubic-foot, Cross draft sodium vapor kiln
  • 32-cubic-foot, Alpine updraft gas reduction kiln
  • 54-cubic-foot, Geil shuttle car natural downdraft gas reduction kiln with automatic damper and microprocessor
  • 30-cubic-foot, Catenary Arch wood burning kiln
  • Top-loading gas raku kiln
  • Front-loading gas raku kiln
  • Pit fire kiln
  • 9 cubic-foot, Paragon computer controlled front loading electric kiln
  • 23 inch diameter 7-cubic-foot, L&L computer controlled top-loading electric kilns
  • 23 inch diameter 7-cubic-foot, Skutt manual controlled top-loading electric kilns
  • 28 inch diameter 6.8-cubic-foot, L&L computer controlled top-loading electric kiln
  • 14.8 cubic-foot, Olympic computer controlled top-loading oval electric kiln
  • L&L computer controlled top-loading electric test kiln
  • Norstar extruder
  • 11 Brent electric pottery wheels
  • Brent Slab rollers
  • Spray booth
  • Bluebird pugmill
  • Bluebird clay mixer
  • 2 Soldner clay mixers
  • Glaze and clay scales
  • Ball mill machine
  • Slip casting table