J-GLOBAL ID:200904027451057876  Research Project code:9800036914 Update date:Nov. 20, 2003

Utilization of volcanic ejecta from Mt.Unzen Development of ceramic furniture

雲仙普賢岳火山噴出物の高度利用化事業 陶磁器製ファニチャーの開発
Study period:1996 - 1998
Organization (1):
Investigating Researcher (3):
Research overview:
For the purpose of utilization of the volcanic ejecta from Mt. Unzen, forming and surface treatment technique to fabricate ceramic furniture is studied. In this study, the volcanic ejecta is mixed with cement and water, and is formed into large articles. The firing condition in connection with body's strength and the glazing method are investigated together. Surface treatment to add deodorant and antibacterial properties are examined on the furniture articles.
Keywords (10):
volcanic ,  furniture ,  pottery ,  surface ,  forming ,  strength ,  firing (heat ,  glaze ,  functional ,  deodorization
Research program: Ordinary Research
Research budget: 1996: \8,000,000

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