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Bullseye Sheet Glass: 3mm Ruby Pink Striker Tint 1831.30

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3mm Bullseye Sheet Glass - Ruby Pink Tint (Striker).  

This glass matures to its target colour, a pinky purple, after full firing. It creates an eye-catching tint when used in a single sheet or multiple sheets to build the colour saturation. For a richer tint try Ruby Red Tint Striker, or if a softer pink is what you're looking for, Light Pink Striker Transparent.

Cold characteristics:

Appears almost clear with blue/purple tint.

Contains:

Lead
 

May react with:

Selenium, Sulphur
 

Working notes:

Colour usually deepens on firing. Possible dark interface reaction with selenium and/or sulphur glasses (0137, 1122, 1125,0124, 0125, 1137, 1437). Less viscous (softer) than most other glasses. Some gold-bearing striking glasses, like this one, should be fired with a 2 hour hold at 663°C during the initial stages of the firing cycle. If fired without this hold, they may not strike at all, or they may strike but appear spotty and have a blue-brown cast, as opposed to the desired target colour.  This full-fuse schedule should effectively strike these glasses:

Rate Temp (C) Hold
* 663 2:00
333 810 :10
999 482 **

* The initial rate of heat is not a critical factor in successfully striking gold-bearing glasses. Choose an initial rate of heat appropriate to the scale and design of the project that you are firing.

** Remainder of cycle depends on the thickness of the piece. Consult the Bullseye Annealing Chart. For colour-sensitive projects, we recommend testing the cycle you plan to use by fusing a small sample of a similar setup in the same kiln as the project to best predict final colour results.

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All our glass is COE90, Bullseye Glass compatible and suitable for warm glass applications such as glass fusing, glass casting and glass slumping (unless otherwise stated in the description).

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