factor files can be edited although this is not a good idea as the
data will have been established through extensive research and should
not be changed.
You may however
acquire new sets of data which you wish to use to create a new expansion
factor file for use in Matrix.
a New Set of Expansion Factors
Bailey published a set of factors for C.6 glazes which he called
English & Turner & Appen (hybrid). A set of values such
as this can be entered into the Coefficient of Expansion Edit window.
To open the edit window select the Edit
Expansion Factors item in the Actions menu in
the Oxide Expansions Window. (Fig.1)
Entering new data in the Oxide Expansions Window
New data entered and ready to save.
The window will
open with the current default set of factors entered.
Clear All button then type
in the new factors for each oxide. (Fig.2)
When you are
ready to save the new data click the Save
As button to open the Windows File Selector (Fig.3)
Saving the new expansion factor file in the Expansions folder.
This file can
now be set as the default file for calculating Coefficients of Expansion
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