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: 

New Year’s Day - January 1, 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 18, 2021

Spring Break - Friday, April 2, 2021

Memorial Day - Monday, May 31, 2021

Independence Day - Monday, July 5, 2021

Labor Day - Monday, September 6, 2021

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 25 & Friday, November 26, 2021

Christmas Break - Thursday, December 23 & Friday, December 24, 2021


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 price is increased by $.06 per pound and the Non-Toxic seal does not apply to these clays.


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


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.