Bitstone

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Description

In the ceramic industry, bitstones are coarse grains of quartz or flint that are spread on saggers to prevent the ceramic ware from sticking during firing.

Synonyms and Related Terms

bit-stone (Br.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 334
  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)

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