Matrix comes with data for over 700 raw materials. This data is stored in numerous databases each of which is stored in the Raw Materials folder. The file extension for raw material databases is (.rmt)
A recipe's unity formula enables the glaze to be assessed for various qualities against information based on limit formulae tables for the proposed firing temperature.
Setting Up Your Local Materials Database
An important first task is to go through the various raw material databases and pick out the materials which you commonly use in your studio or workshop. These materials are copied into a special database called Local Materials making them easily accessible so that you do not have to hunt through many lists to find the material you want when entering a recipe.
When you install Matrix you will find a Local Materials database in your Raw Materials folder. You can delete the materials you do not want and add materials you would like to have in this database. This will make the file personal to your needs. More...
Setting Up Your Auto Materials Database
The other special
database of materials used by Matrix is the Auto
Materials database. The materials in this databases are a sub-set
of your Local Materials. This file is used exclusively for attempting
the creation of a recipe from a formula with one click of a button. More...