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[269] Are There Differences Between Lead Bearing and Lead Free Enamels?
The question about the differences between lead bearing and lead free enamel is the same as the questions about the difference between lead bearing and lead bearing, or between lead free and lead free. There are more differences between enamelists than there are between enamels when it comes to fiction versus fact. Assuming that both of what is being compared are of equal quality, there can be only one source for any major disparity aside from the initial manufacture of a specific vitreous enamel batch, in which case the results would be generally the same. The ability and knowledge of the person enameling becomes the central issue and source for the differences aside from the technical/chemical facts.... (1991)
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[514] Book Review - The Art of Enameling : Techniques, Projects, Inspiration
This book is profoundly logical, extremely obvious and demystifying. The book and it's content presents more relevant information about glass on metal than has ever been put into print in a single volume.... (2005)
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[230] Enamel Sifting
Sifting is the process of dropping and catching falling enamel particles. The control factors are mesh size of the enamel; mesh size of the screen; the load of the sifter; the size and shape of the surface to be covered; the use or non-use of a holding agent; the desired pattern; the application evenness and thickness and personal motor skills.... (1983)
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