Fireclay refers to a variation of vitreous china having greater amounts of quartz and feldspar in the clay material beneath the vitreous surface. Fireclay is heavier (30%), denser, and thicker than regular clay. These properties insure smooth, flat surfaces on large fixtures which is not achievable with standard vitreous china.

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"Fireclay" is in the UNSPSC Code "11111802"
  Fireclay
Ref: 86459/2006-09-14

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