pug mill

   A machine with revolving blades that chop, mix, and de-air ceramic clay. The pug mill is used to consolidate clay masses. Pug mills are manufactured in many sizes. Pictured here is a small one that is extruding porcelain.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • Pug mill — Pug Pug, n. 1. Tempered clay; clay moistened and worked so as to be plastic. [1913 Webster] 2. A pug mill. [1913 Webster] {Pug mill}, a kind of mill for grinding and mixing clay, either for brickmaking or the fine arts; a clay mill. It consists… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pug mill — noun Etymology: pug (III) : a machine consisting of a shaft armed with blades revolving in a drum or trough and used for mixing or tempering a plastic substance into a desired consistency brick clay … might need sieving, weathering, and mincing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pug mill — molio minkytuvas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Įrenginys keraminei masei ruošti. atitikmenys: angl. blunger; clay mill; molaxator; pug mill rus. глиномялка …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pug mill — /ˈpʌg mɪl/ (say pug mil) noun a mill for grinding and mixing materials, as in the making of cement, preparation of clay for pottery, etc. Also, pugmill …   Australian English dictionary

  • pug mill — a mill for grinding and mixing materials, as clay or the ingredients of cement, to a desired condition. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • pug mill — noun Etymology: 2pug Date: 1824 a machine in which materials (as clay and water) are mixed, blended, or kneaded into a desired consistency …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pug — Pug, n. 1. Tempered clay; clay moistened and worked so as to be plastic. [1913 Webster] 2. A pug mill. [1913 Webster] {Pug mill}, a kind of mill for grinding and mixing clay, either for brickmaking or the fine arts; a clay mill. It consists… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pug — 1. n. 1 (in full pug dog) a a dwarf breed of dog like a bulldog with a broad flat nose and deeply wrinkled face. b a dog of this breed. 2 a fox. 3 Brit. a small locomotive for shunting etc. Phrases and idioms: pug nose a short squat or snub nose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pug (disambiguation) — A pug is a breed of dog.Pug can also refer to:*People: ** Hastings Ismay, for whom Pug was a nickname. ** Pug Rentner, (1910–1978) an American football player. ** Pug Lund, (1913 1994) an American football player. ** Pug Cavet, (1889 1966) an… …   Wikipedia

  • pug —    In ceramics, to mix clay to plasticity. Also see pug mill …   Glossary of Art Terms


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