Scaling

Scaling

Scaling is a common enameling defect, which is caused by contamination with materials with a higher melting temperature than enamel.

Description of Enamel Defect

Scaling is a common enameling defect, which is caused by contamination with materials with a higher melting temperature than enamel.

Possible Causes

Typical sources of scaling are in random order :

  • corrosion of alloys
  • quartz
  • overfired substrates.

Author

  • Ronald Ditmer

    Ronald Ditmer is the founder and managing director of Ditmer Trading & Consulting BV. Involved in the porcelain enameling industry since 1984 and specialized in setting-up complete enameling plants, designing enameling equipment and troubleshooting enameling processes & equipment.

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