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Ceramics Facilities, Wolverhampton School of Art, University of Wolverhampton

Ceramics Facilities

Ceramics facilities

The Ceramics facilities at Wolverhampton are among the best equipped in the country.

Our purpose built workshop includes:

  • Throwing area with Roderveld wheels
  • Slab roller and extruder
  • Plaster workshops
  • Slip casting facilities
  • Facilities for jigger and jollying
  • Glaze laboratory
  • Kiln areas
  • Architectural ceramics area where students can develop large scale work with green brick
14 Kilns, including:
  • 3 gas fired,
  • 2 laser
  • 1 large gas
  • 2 large electric trolley kilns
  • 1 electric gradient test kiln
Outdoor kiln area:
  • 2 Raku kilns
  • An area for alternative pit and sawdust firing.
Other facilities:
  • 3D Computer-Aided Design suite and studios
  • Printmaking facilities used to extend surface applications
  • Plaster model and mould-making workshops allow forms to be realised in plaster

Ceramics facilities

The Ceramics facilities at Wolverhampton are among the best equipped in the country.

Our purpose built workshop includes:

  • Throwing area with Roderveld wheels
  • Slab roller and extruder
  • Plaster workshops
  • Slip casting facilities
  • Facilities for jigger and jollying
  • Glaze laboratory
  • Kiln areas
  • Architectural ceramics area where students can develop large scale work with green brick

14 Kilns, including:

  • 3 gas fired,
  • 2 laser
  • 1 large gas
  • 2 large electric trolley kilns
  • 1 electric gradient test kiln

Outdoor kiln area:

  • 2 Raku kilns
  • An area for alternative pit and sawdust firing.

Other facilities:

  • 3D Computer-Aided Design suite and studios
  • Printmaking facilities used to extend surface applications
  • Plaster model and mould-making workshops allow forms to be realised in plaster