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Examples of Ceramics

I often asked this question what are examples of ceramics and is ceramics considered pottery. Here is what I found out.
Ceramic examples and pottery
Pottery is a ceramic material that is broken down into the following major types: earthenware, stoneware, porcelain and bone china. According to the ASTM all pottery is considered fired ceramic wares that contain hardened clay. Keep reading if you want to know more about my findings.

Ceramic is what is considered an inorganic compound. An inorganic compound is made up of the Earth’s crust. For example carbon is an inorganic material. Even though it’s labeled as inorganic it may be found in living things too. So why it’s called inorganic I have no idea. I am guessing it’s because it’s a non-metallic material.

The ATSM or American Section of the International Association for Testing Materials considers all pottery as fired ceramic wares. The ATSM is an international organization that publishes technical standards for material…

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