Glazes & Engobes


Glaze is the vitreous coating to a ceramic material whose primary purposes are decoration and protection. Glazing is the process of coating ceramic pieces with a thin layer of a glassy material. The characteristics of the glazes must correspond to the ceramic behaviour of the pieces to be glazed.

Engobes are used to give a finer and smoother surface to a rough body or to create an underlying colour for additional decoration.

Specific raw materials were developed by Mota Ceramic Solutions for this market.

ADM, S.A., Motamineral S.A., Felmica S.A. and Mota Soluções Cerâmicas, S.A. offer, respectively, Natural Clays, Kaolins, Feldspars and Refined Clays specially designed for this application.