Table Ware - China DishesOld Hickory produces a complete range of ball clay and kaolin clay designed to provide the proper forming and firing characteristics required for semi-porous stoneware and vitreous porcelain tableware formulations.

High plasticity and high strength ball clays permit the body to be formed by dry or plastic pressing, jiggering or slip-casting production methods. In addition, high quality kaolin clay provides the white fired color is necessary for today’s competitive commercial and retail dinnerware markets. Technical assistance is available from Old Hickory Clay Company to optimize any formulation for tableware manufacture.

Our standard selections include: 54-S , TI-21, M-23, and UPF.