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2021 Advanced Ceramics - Daytona Beach, FL  January 2021 Lab Day - Chicago, IL  February 2021 MIM Conference -   March 2021 NCECA -
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2020 Orton International Cone Box Show WInners Announced

2020 Best in Show Award Winner- Karen Kohtz To visit the Cone Box Show Site click here CONGRATULATIONS to all the winners!
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Local artist's work receives honors York News-Times Juror and renowned ceramics artist Winnie Owens-Hart selected the 42 ... The International Cone Box Show is sponsored by the Orton Ceramic

Orton International ConeBox Winners Announced at www.theconeboxshow.com   CONGRATULATIONS to all the Winners!
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Here are the Blogs in the Pyrometric Cones category.
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Thursday, 3 September 2020
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We ran across this recent post from Sue McLeod that explains why she uses Witness Cones in her firings.  Sue's insight is helpful information for both new and experienced Potters and Ceramicists.  To see Sue's Post CLICK HERE .  Thank You Sue! ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/03/2020 8:06 AM by Sue McLeod
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Tuesday, 23 June 2020
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Do cones have a shelf life? At the Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation, a common question asked to us by ceramic artists, potters, or engineers is whether cones have a shelf life.  Are cones still usable when they are old?  The answer is most always yes, if cones were stored in a dry location, they ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/23/2020 8:47 AM by Tom McInnerney
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Tuesday, 18 July 2017
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blog preview image Those experienced in firing ceramics know that kiln atmosphere can have a major influence on the reaction rates and properties of the ware.  Since the point at which a cone will bend is brought about by thermochemical reactions, we would also expect that atmosphere also influences when a cone will deform.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/18/2017 10:09 AM by Jim Litzinger
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Thursday, 4 June 2015
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blog preview image For less than the cost of a can of soda, a set of Orton Ceramic Pyrometric Cones placed in each kiln firing will provide you with the assurance that you fired your ceramics properly.  Electronic controllers rely on an electrical output generated from a thermocouple inserted into the kiln. A thermocouple ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/04/2015 9:13 AM by Thomas McInnerney
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