FAQS

What are your hours?

Standard Ceramic is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. and our retail store Ceramic Supply Pittsburgh is open Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We are closed certain holidays.

Holiday Hours:

Standard Ceramic will be closed on the following holidays: 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 17, 2022

Spring Break - Friday, April 15, 2022

Memorial Day - Monday, May 30, 2022

Summer Break-  Monday, June 20, 2022

Independence Day - Monday, July 4, 2022

Labor Day - Monday, September 5, 2022

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 24 & Friday, November 25, 2022

Christmas Break - Friday, December 23 & Monday, December 26, 2022

 

How can I reach you?

Call us at 412.276.6333 or fax 412.276.7124 or email orders@standardceramic.com 

 

Are your clays pre-mixed?

Standard wet clays are accurately formulated, completely mixed, pugged and de-aired.

 

How are your clays packaged?

WET clay bodies are packaged in plastic bags, two 25-lb. bags per carton.

 

Are your clays available in dry form?

All Standard clays are available in dry form. The Non-Toxic seal does not apply to these clays.

 

How do I mix dry glazes?

C/5-6 Dry Glaze Mixing Instructions & Specific Gravity

 

How do I soften clay?

Reconstituting Older Clay

 

How do I use cones?

Using Orton Pyrometric Cones

 

Where can I find safety information about your products?

Safety Data Sheets - Wet Clays

Safety Data Sheets - Casting Slip

Safety Data Sheets - Materials

 

Casting Slip Solutions.

Instructions for Low Fire White Slip

 

What glazes fit on 105 clay and low fire slip?

Glazes that fit on the 105 clay and Low Fire white Slip

 

Do you deliver?

We deliver throughout the tri-state area. Please call 412.276.6333 for availability and rates.

 

Do you offer classes?

No, but we occasionally offer special workshops, led by visiting artists.

 

What is ClayPlace@Standard?

It is our gallery. We offer several exhibitions throughout the year.