Ceramic cost

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by GarySG, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. GarySG
    GarySG New Member
    Why does it seem as if ceramics are priced on their amount of surface area?
     
  2. Keymaker
    Keymaker Well-Known Member
    becouse they are: Price Per cm2: $0.18/cm2 surface area
     
  3. GarySG
    GarySG New Member
    I guess what I mean to ask is: Why?
     
  4. stonysmith
    stonysmith Well-Known Member Moderator
    If I was guessing, it's because the expensive part of the process in this case is the glaze, therefore surface area matters more in this case than volume.