Soda ash is a fine granular material and is an active flux that serves an important function as a deflocculant in preparing liquid slip. It increases strength and workability and reduces shrinkage. Soda ash is often used as an important source of sodium in frits and glazes. It is also used in atmospheric soda firings, and as a key ingredient in Egyptian Paste.
Chemical Formula: Na2CO3
Synonyms: Sodium Carbonate