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PMC 3 - Silver Metal Clay
PMC 3 - Silver Metal Clay

Kiln Fire: 1650F / 899C - 2 hours (optimal)
Shrinkage: 10-15%

When fired at 1650 for two hours, PMC3 is the strongest fine silver metal clay available. It has a finer, smoother composition thats easy to work with and manipulate. You can also embed findings with confidence--firing at a low temperature means they wont be heat-damaged. PMC3 is suitable for torch-firing as well as kiln-firing.

The kiln firing time can be as little as 10 minutes. Click on the "TechSpecs" tab for firing details.

Lump form - .999 fine silver after firing




Uses This form can be cut with punches or scissors and applied as decorations to objects. Use for making bezels, folded or draped forms and ring shanks.
Workability PMC3 is smooth and easy to work with. Keep unused clay in a clay hydrator between use.
Embedded Objects Any object that can withstand the firing temperatures and times of PMC3 can be embedded and fired in place. Some natural gemstones, lab gems and cubic zirconia's can be used, as well as porcelain. Check out our Gemstone Firing Guide for details on a specific stone.
Firing Options
Temperature Hold Time
Kiln 1650F / 899C
1560F / 849C
1290F / 699C
1200F / 649C
1110F / 599C
2 hours (optimum)
20 min
10 min
20 min
45 min
Torch Red Glow 5 min (may vary depending on thickness)

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