Material Substitutions with – Video Tutorial

Recipe sharing is a free ceramic recipe sharing website where users can upload glaze recipes and photos to share with the ceramics community.

Material substitutions

In this tutorial, I show you how to use Glazy to make material substitutions using the UMF (Unity Molecular Formula).

What happens if you run out of a material, or you don’t have access to a material you find in a recipe? You can easily substitute one material for another by matching the chemistry. In this video, I replace Whiting with Wollastonite.

Learn glaze chemistry isn’t just a place to store recipes and images. It also has the benefit of being a glaze calculation software that converts recipes to their Unity Molecular Formula (UMF) so you can see the underlying chemistry of each formula.

If you’re a glaze nerd like me, this is very important information to have in front of you while viewing a glaze recipe. If you want to learn glaze chemistry, it’s a great way to get used to looking at the UMF, even if you don’t know what it means yet.

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