StonewareCeramic formulations ranging from low fire (cone 06) artware to stoneware to high strength porcelain require one or more quality ball clays and kaolin clays to enhance performance characteristics of the body. Since 1918, Old Hickory Clay Company has provided a diverse line of ball clays and kaolin clays to improve the body qualities needed for casting or plastic processing methods.

Popular selections of Old Hickory ball clays for ceramics include 54-S, FC-340, M-23, Taylor and Thomas. The LPC kaolin is ideal for casting applications, and UPF kaolin is an excellent choice for general purpose ceramic applications.