“Thompson Enamel Workbook” by Woodrow Carpenter, Bill Helwig, and Tom Ellis, 1997
40 black and white pages with drawings and illustrations; soft cover. “Thompson Enamel Workbook” is an enamel technical manual that is a must for every enamel workshop. Topics covered include: firing times & temperatures, softening point, fusion flow, expansion, importance of particle size, metals suitable for enameling, enameling procedures, metal preparation, physical characteristics of enamels, furnaces and equipment, liquid enamel application techniques i.e. spraying, dipping, etc, painting media and techniques, trouble shooting and much more.