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Ceramic Whitewares Training

L4 - Drying

eLearning Course - Coming Soon


Careful control of clay bodies during the drying process is essential for preventing items cracking when releasing moulds and removing moisture.

The training includes measurement of temperature and humidity and determination of the drying rate of a clay bodies in different conditions of temperature, humidity, and air flow.



The course describes:

  • The drying mechanism
  • Determining the safe rate of drying
  • The principles of humidity drying
  • Different types of dryers and dryer operation (case study)
  • Best practice guidance for the drying of tableware items
  • The principles of drying plaster moulds



At the end of the course, you will be able to understand:

  • The principles of the drying process
  • How to control the drying process
  • Drying of ceramic tableware items best practice
  • Drying plaster moulds best practice
  • Maintenance and energy saving best practice



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For further information, please contact:
Caroline Mullington, Information Services & Technology Partnerships Capability Leader