Keane Clay

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We are proudly partenered with Keane’s ceramics and offer a vast range of there clay. Below is a list of the range we carry on hand.

Block KG DESCRIPTION
c773c963bdcc8f918de4a93476975aaf_37c6a032-616a-46b4-b0e0-b262741d9090_grande Polar White 12.5 Pure white firing, fine clay.

This clay is a modified version of our popular Polar White casting body which suits all hobby glazes. Can be used for hand-building, throwing, RAM pressing and additions to cast ware.
Recommended Bisque Orton Cone 04 to 03 (1060 to 1100c)
Recommended Glaze Orton Cone 06 to 05 (1000 to 1046c)

cb5888cb08061437b5eb44798c69b59f_grande White Earthenware #37 12.5 A fine white plastic clay. This clay is remarkably strong for earthenware fired temperatures, making it an excellent choice for domestic production. A versatile clay for throwing small to large items, as well as all hand applications. Recommended maximum firing temperature is 1100c Bisque 1000c Not suitable for stoneware
KEANE WHITE EARTHENWARE PAPER CLAY White Earthenware Paper Clay 10 Traditional pottery clay mixed with cellulose fibre. This increasingly popular and forgiving medium offers a multitude of benefits. Ideal for classroom situations. Our range covers five different paper clays, allowing you to achieve fine detail and surface texture. Suitable for all hand applications and can even be thrown on the wheel. The tiny fibres are barely visible and may be burnished smooth with a finger, rubber rib or stone.

A fine white plastic clay. This clay is remarkably strong for earthenware fired temperatures, making it an excellent choice for domestic production. A versatile clay for throwing small to large items, as well as all hand applications. Recommended maximum firing temperature is 1100c Bisque 1000c

KEANE TERRACOTTA cLAY Terracotta Fine 12.5 A fine clay which is excellent to throw, with good modelling and hand forming qualities. Firing a light to medium terracotta colour at 1100c. An appropriate choice when a fine surface is desirable.
KEANE RED TERRACOTTA CLAY Red Terracotta 12.5 Fine red terracotta. Excellent for wheel work. Bisque temp produces a bright orange terracotta which deepens to a rich red colour when glaze fired to 1100c. Excellent choice for domestic ware applications
KEANE TERRACOTTA PAPER CLAY Terracotta Paperclay 10 Traditional pottery clay mixed with cellulose fibre. This increasingly popular and forgiving medium offers a multitude of benefits. Ideal for classroom situations.

Our range covers five different paper clays, allowing you to achieve fine detail and surface texture. Suitable for all hand applications and can even be thrown on the wheel. The tiny fibres are barely visible and may be burnished smooth with a finger, rubber rib or stone.
Bisque Cone 05 (1050c) Glaze Cone 03 (1100c)

KEANE SPECIAL K CLAY Special K 12.5 A white clay containing a large amount of pre-fired mullite grog cutting down the wet to dry shrinkage and adding building strength. A robust body specially suited to large sculptural work accommodating all hand forming applications, can be thrown with care. Good thermal qualities, can withstand multiple firing techniques.
KEANE WHITE RAKU T CLAY White Raku 12.5 Widely used for a multitude of different applications – not limited to Raku temperatures. This versatile clay can be fired to stoneware. With a large content of fine grog, it retains excellent plasticity making it suitable for larger work. Great working properties for coiling, hand building and slab work. This body burnishing well due to its fine clay base. Unique in its quality, there is no substitute. Making this one of our most popular clays.
KEANE WHITE RAKU PAPERCLAY White Raku Paper Clay 10 Traditional pottery clay mixed with cellulose fibre. This increasingly popular and forgiving medium offers a multitude of benefits. Ideal for classroom situations.
Our range covers five different paper clays, allowing you to achieve fine detail and surface texture. Suitable for all hand applications and can even be thrown on the wheel. The tiny fibres are barely visible and may be burnished smooth with a finger, rubber rib or stone.
Bisque Cone 05 (1050c) Glaze Cone 10 (1285c)
KEANE TOAST CLAY Toast 12.5 Toast is a versatile iron-bearing clay body that has been developed for both hand-building and throwing applications. It is heavily grogged with a range of particle sizes, that add to the rich visual texture. Primarily formulated for oxidation firing atmospheres for its lovely warm buff colour, Toast is also attractive in reduction, firing to a dark mottled chocolate.
KEANE WHITE RAKU T CLAY Raku T 12.5 Buff raku. Good for larger hand-built forms. Excellent coiling, joining and throwing properties. This clay is similar in grog content to White Raku. A popular choice for its fired warmth over a wide range of temperatures. Produces beautiful results in reduction atmospheres.
KEANE MID FIRE 6 CLAY Midfire 6 12.5 Mid Fire No 6 is a smooth white plastic body great for domestic ware and medium size hand building. It has an excellent glaze fit with all commercial mid fire glazes.
The feel and smoothness of this clay makes it ideal for throwing. Customers currently using this body also have had great success with slab rolling and slumping domestic ware.
Stoneware #7 12.5 Versatile and reliable. Stoneware number 7 is our “all rounder” clay. White firing stoneware body with excellent plasticity, throwing and joining properties. Suitable choice for learning on the wheel.
Stoneware #9 12.5 Stoneware 9 is suitable for both throwing and hand building applications. Unfired colour is a strong pink due to the large iron content. Firing a dark chocolate in reduction to a dark warm grey in oxidation. Stoneware 9 is a great choice to give your glazes a completely different look.
KEANE WOODFIRE CLAY Woodfire 12.5 Keane’s new Wood Fire/Flashing Stoneware Clay is a fine plastic stoneware body designed for flashing in oxidation, reduction and wood firing. Flashing colour can range from orange, red to brown colour on an unglazed surface. Colour response can vary greatly depending on the wood firing and glaze. This clay body can also be used as a normal flashing stoneware (cone 10). It has an off white colour and excellent glaze fit.
KEANE IRONSTONE CLAY Ironestone 12.5 Ironstone is a 60# iron bearing clay designed for warm fired results in oxidation to a chocolate warm body with creamy orange mottle in reduction. Throwers love the plasticity and how well Ironstone stands up on the wheel. Hand builders will enjoy the stability of the clay during the making and firing.
KEANE PORCELAIN CLAY Porcelain 12.5 Keane Porcelain is a smooth strong porcelaineous stoneware body. Good throwing and joining properties. This body has been formulated to promote good glaze fit with traditional Chinese glazes, Celadons, Chuns etc.
KEANE PORCELAIN PAPERCLAY White Porcelain Paperclay 10 A smooth strong porcelaineous stoneware body mixed with cellulose fibre.
This increasingly popular and forgiving medium offers a multitude of benefits. Ideal for classroom situations. Paper clay is forgiving and allows you to achieve fine detail and surface texture. The tiny fibres are barely visible and may be burnished smooth with a finger, rubber rib or stone.
Good throwing and joining properties. This body has been formulated to promote good glaze fit with traditional Chinese glazes chuns, celadons etc
KEANE PORCELAIN PAPERCLAY Lumina Midfire Porcelain 10 KEANE Lumina is a true porcelain so firing accurately is important. It vitrifies at cone 10, the absorption is zero. Thin pieces will be amazingly translucent. In reduction it is a unique blue-white colour.
The added bentonite makes the workability of this clay incredible. Customers are loving the ease with which they can throw and turn this clay.
Keane porcelain paper clay Lumina Porcelain 10 $45.00
KEANE STONEWARE 33 ILMENITE CLAY Stoneware #33 ilmenite 12.5 The Ilmenite is added to amplify the bleeding through of the glaze in reduction. Stoneware 33 does the decorating for you, producing a heavily iron-speckled surface. It’s a versatile plastic body with lovely throwing properties, also good for hand building applications.
Bisque Orton Cone 06 (1000c)
Glaze Orton Cone 9 to 10 (1280-1300c)
KEANE STONEWARE 33 Stoneware #33 12.5 Well known for its reduction atmosphere results, Stoneware 33 does the decorating for you. It produces a heavily iron-speckled surface which is magnified by the application of glaze as it bleeds through. A versatile plastic body with lovely throwing properties, also good for hand building applications.
Bisque Orton Cone 06 (1000c)
Glaze Orton Cone 9 to 10 (1280-1300c)
KEANE MIDFIRE 33 CLAY Midfire # 33 12.5 KEANE’s new Mid Fire 33. This is a versatile clay body with excellent throwing properties. A cone 6 warm buff body with a beautiful iron fleck. Much the same as our popular Stoneware 33 body.
Total Shrinkage at Cone 6: 12%
Porosity at Cone 6: 1 to 1.5%
Warm Midfire #33 12.5 New KEANE’s Warm Mid Fire 33 is a wonderful throwing clay body.
At cone 6 it has a nice milk chocolate colour with shades of red. At cone 5 it fires with a lovely warm red blush. It has the same speckles as our 33 range.