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[329] Applying Dry Enamels with a Screen Printing Method
I have worked out a way to use screen printing methods so as to print on metal, using dry enamels. It is based on using screens made out of material that is coarse enough to let dry enamel go through it. Designs can be masked into the screens using photo emulsion. Using this method, one can apply dry enamels, and have good spatial control over where the enamel goes.... (1993)
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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Peter Grigg]
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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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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Bill Helwig]
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[226] Combining Enameling Techniques
Enamel technique has progressed in a logical and practical direction through the ages, advancing when inspiration, need or new technology permitted. Modern technology has indeed given us new approaches to technique but only from the grounded foundation of knowledge that existed before.... (1993)
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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Tom Ellis]
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[1081] Dichroic Enamels - How to Add a Dichroic Effect to Your Enamels
Dichroic glass is simply beautiful. Often referred to as dichro or dicro, the term refers to multiple ultra-thin microlayers of metal oxides which are evaporated onto the surface of glass in a vacuum chamber. These oxides change the way that light is transmitted and reflected, so that as you turn the glass, the color changes. A dichroic coating appears to have additional colors when you turn it and view it from different angles. A piece of dichroic glass may appear one color when you look at it straight on, but different colors when viewed from the side or at an angle. The exciting news is that glass is not the only material that can be coated with dichroic material -- paper can be coated with dichroic material as well.... (2008)
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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Vickie Wilner]
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[1082] Enamel is Glass -- But, What is Glass?
In the beginning, there was glass. Glass was created or formed along with our planet Earth. Glass was here — waiting to be discovered by humankind -- as early as 75,000 BC, to use as spear points, daggers and crude axes. We are referring, of course, to natural glass rather than human made glass.... (2008)
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