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Mon-Fri: 8am-4.00pm
Closed: Noon-12:30pm
Our new address is 671 Industrial Ave. SE, Medicine Hat

Closed all provincial and federal holidays



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Plainsman Products

Services & Information


  Low Temperature Clays
  Medium Temperature Clays
  High Temperature Clays
  Other Clays
  Native Clays
  Casting Slips


  Dry Materials
  Encapsulated Stains


  Spectrum Opaque Gloss Low Fire Glazes
  Spectrum Metallic Glazes
  Plainsman Dry Glazes
  Potter's Choice Cone 5/6 Glazes
  Celadon Cone 5/6 Glazes
  Amaco Satin Matte Glazes
  Liquid Brights


  Amaco Velvet Underglazes



  Electric Pottery Kilns
  Electric Glass Kilns
  Kiln Furniture
  Kiln Parts, Accessories
  Exhaust Systems
  Potter's Wheels
  Slab Rollers
  Hand Extruders
  Banding Wheels
  Air Brushes


  Throwing Tools
  Trimming, Turning, Cutting Tools
  Wood/Bamboo Tools
  Decorating Tools
  Glazing Tools
  Ribs & Scrapers
  Ribbon/Wire Tools
  Knives, Needle Tools, Cutters
  Tool Kits


  Miscellaneous Accesories
  Cork Pads
  Oil Lamp Accessories
  Dispenser Pumps
  Teapot Handles
  Bisque Tiles

Services and Information

We recommend that manufacturers have in-house technical staff to help them avoid production problems and deal with them quickly if they occur. In addition, your own technical people will not have conflicts of interest when it comes to choosing suppliers and products. Remember, we can work with your staff you help you appraise you materials, understand them, adapt to them.

Body Formulation

If you understand your body you are in a position to control it and adapt and adjust it. We can help you develop that knowledge and control using products that you can trust.

Glaze Formulation

Our technical staff includes the author of INSIGHT software, the worlds leading glaze chemistry product for Linux, Windows and Macintosh. If you need help understanding glazes, utilizing our products in your glazes, adapting your glazes to our products, we can help you take control.


If you need to develop a manufacturing facility and need a consultant to assist in any matter from plant construction and management to materials supply, formulations, equipment, etc. we can put you in contact with dozens of capable consultants.

Product Adaptation

Our product line is fluid, we can work with you to adjust any of them or formulate new ones that specifically meet your needs. We have the flexibility of using only our own mined products, imported minerals, or mixtures to create what you need.

Quality Control Program Setup

We can assist you to set up an effective quality control and R&D department in your company.

Plainsman Clays Ltd., 671 Industrial Ave, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 3L5
Phone: 403-527-8535    FAX: 403-527-7508