Amaco Gloss GlazeGloss Glazes flow slightly during firing to achieve a smooth, high gloss finish. Firing temperature is Cone 05.
All AMACO® glazes that carry the AP seal in liquid form also carry the seal in dry form, but mixing instructions on the label should be followed to prevent dust to ensure safe use.
Gloss Glazes are also available in economical class packs. Please click the "Photos" tab to view the colors contained in the class packs.
Click here to check out Lesson Plans 44 (Basic Clay Animals) and 45 (Whimsical Fish) that use AMACO Gloss Glazes.
Cone 05. AMACO® Gloss Glazes fire to a smooth, glossy finish at a witness Cone 05 (1911°F, 1044°C). Always slow fire lead free glazes for best results. AMACO® Gloss Glazes flow slightly during firing to a high gloss finish, while correcting most application imperfections. Good results can be obtained on all AMACO® ceramic clay or slip.
AMACO® Gloss Glazes are formulated for brushing application. They may also be adjusted to work in pouring, dipping, and sponging applications.
LG-10 is a clear, all-over covering glaze that produces a smooth, high gloss finish at a mature witness Cone 05 (1911°F, 1044°C). Two coats of LG-10 is usually sufficient to achieve a smooth glossy finish. Clear glaze can be used over the AMACO® LUG series, Velvet, and Designer Velvets.
AP Reds and Oranges:
LG-57 Intense Red, LG-58 Brilliant Red, LG-59 Hot Red, LG-63 Brilliant Yellow, LG-67 Fire Orange, and LG-68 Vivid Orange are a group of bright glazes that are lead free and dinnerware safe. They do not need any special treatment for achieving good results. They are easy to use. Just apply three coats over a Cone 04 bisque and fire to Cone 05. With this group of glazes you do not have disappointing results if you fired slow or fast, and it does not matter what you fire next to it. You just have to make sure to fire to a witness Cone 05. These glazes are perfect for the classroom, especially where application by young children may be uneven.
Did you know you can intermix LGs with other series? Click here to learn more!
To download a copy of the AP (Approved Product seal) colors MSDS sheet in PDF format, please click here.
To download a copy of the CL (Caution Label seal) colors MSDS sheet in PDF format, please click here.