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Toilets: We All Use Them but How Are They Made?

January 27, 2009

Author: Kimberly Cellucci, Jessica Jackson, Clemson University Material Advantage Chapter

Publication history: Accepted from the Fall 2008 Materials Radio podcast contest (sponsored by the ASM K-12 Education Subcommittee)

Toilets are made through a process called slip casting. Slip casting starts with a mixture called 'slurry'. This slurry is made up of clay, feldspar, silica and water.

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