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"WE NOW HAVE CULLET" "AVAILABLE".... CALL US FOR DETAILS.
ASK ABOUT OUR COLOR SPECIAL WHEN YOU CALL US...

We at Spruce Pine Batch pride ourselves on customer service, quality merchandise, and low prices. We'll ship your color orders within 24 hours unless otherwise stated.

We carry an inventory of Kugler Colors
®, Ullman, and Reichenbach (also known as Q-Color). Frax and crucibles as well as other tools and furnace equipment will be made available by special offer or may be obtained by special request.

Our Founder

Our Founder

Harvey Littleton

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Fining, a.k.a.

Fining, a.k.a. "The Cook"

Fining, a.k.a. "The Cook" After the last charge raise the furnace temperature to about 2400 degrees F (1315 degrees C). We believe that you should not get over 2450 degrees F. Hold at 2400-2450 for about 8 hours. To check your melt progress take small gathers and look at the bubbles. When the bubbles are all larger than pinheads, you…

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Suggested Melting Schedule for Labino (Spruce Pine) 87

Suggested Melting Schedule for Labino (Spruce Pine) 87

Suggested Melting Schedule for Labino This schedule is based on experience gained from melting in 150-lb. pot furnace, which melts at a rate of about 25 Ibs every two hours. A larger furnace would melt at a faster rate. Preparation You must have an accurate means of determining the temperature. Preheat your furnace to 2250 degrees F (1232 degrees C).…

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The Labino Formula

The Labino Formula

The Labino Formula; Spruce Pine Batch Spruce Pine Cullet Our "house" formula was designed by Dominic Labino specifically for use by studio glass artists. The Labino Formula is available in a variety of expansions and with or without decolorizer. The most popular version of the Labino Formula has a theoretical expansion of 87.3 x 10-7, with a measured expansion of…

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Gaffer Glass

Gaffer Glass

Now Making Gaffer Batch This formula was developed by the Gaffer Color Company of New Zealand. Gaffer batch will be agglomerated and will have a granular texture similar to coarse sand. It will be packaged in 12 1/2 lb. bags ready to be charged into the furnace. This avoids having to directly handle the batch and cuts down on dust…

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Glass Batch for the Studio Artist

Glass Batch for the Studio Artist

Glass batch for the studio glass artist We mix glass batch for the studio glass artist. All batch is agglomerated for easier, safer storage and use. All materials are selected and tested for use by studio glass artists, not large factories. Our batch is prepared by weighing and mixing the materials which compose the formula of the glass, then processing…

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Batch Prices

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Batch in 50-pound bags. FOB Spruce Pine Labino Formulas 83 plain, 87 plain, and 92 plain : $.42per pound

83 W/er, 87 W/er, 92 W/er (with decolorizer): $ .47per pound

83W/er/TS, 87W/er/TS, 92W/er/TS $.52 per pound (this is our best batch)

BEF:Bullseye
® compatible formula $.52 per pound
 
Gaffer : $.502per 50 lb pound or for 12.5 lb $.63 per pound
 
Batch in 12.5-pound bags. FOB Spruce Pine
For this packaging option please add $.11/lb to the 50lb price.
 
CULLET .89 per pound
 

Labino Formula 87 W/er is shipped, in 50-pound bags, from the following location : SPRUCE PINE FOB

New Hampshire Warehouse price (50 lb Bags and 2000 lb pallets) .58 per pound CULLET .99per pound