Articles Tagged with ''energy efficiency''

Creating a Cleaner World through Radio Frequency Systems

RF ceramic substrate drying technology is being implemented around the globe to address increasing automotive regulations.
March 1, 2014

Radio frequency (RF) heating and drying systems were first developed in the early 1940s and have been used by the ceramic and glass fiber industries for over 50 years.


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Impulse Firing Technology

Impulse burners can help ceramic manufacturers save energy and comply with emissions guidelines.
March 1, 2014

The application of impulse burning in ceramic combustion began in 1958. The combustion was mainly done with light or heavy oil.


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Sacmi Conference Tops the List

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
October 28, 2013

Last week, our readers were very interested in a conference held by Sacmi.


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Interest in Sanitaryware Market Continues

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
October 21, 2013

News regarding the worldwide sanitaryware market drew the most attention last week.


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Sacmi Conference Examines the Future of Ceramics

October 17, 2013
Sacmi recently organized a conference focusing on innovation, technology and savings that gathered more than 260 people from 43 different countries.
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5 Tips for Achieving Furnace Lining Efficiency

Furnace linings must be properly maintained for a smooth production process.
September 3, 2013

An efficient furnace lining is key to reducing overall maintenance costs and ensuring that facilities run reliably without undue revenue loss due to downtime. These five tips can keep your furnace lining running efficiently.


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Ahead of the Curve

Each part of the firing curve must be evaluated in order to design a successful combustion system
August 29, 2013

To the neophyte, a kiln may look like a big box with burners and an exhaust system.


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Materials Innovation: How to Treat Heat Like Light

New approach using nanoparticle alloys allows heat to be focused or reflected like electromagnetic waves.
May 1, 2013

An MIT researcher has developed a technique that provides a new way of manipulating heat, allowing it to be controlled much as light waves can be manipulated by lenses and mirrors.


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Product Profile: Disc Debut

Mantec Technical Ceramics develops process control discs for thermal monitoring and controlling.
March 1, 2013

Mantec Technical Ceramics recently introduced high-temperature Bullers™ process control discs. These new discs can ensure a uniform and controlled heatwork profile in thermal monitoring and controlling.


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Kiln Connection: A Farewell

February 1, 2013

I’ve been so lucky. More than a decade ago, Ceramic Industry asked me to write the Kiln Connection column, and it has brought me great friendships and a wealth of knowledge.


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Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Ian Doggett of Goodfellow and CI Editor Susan Sutton discuss the benefits and opportunities provided by industrial sapphire.

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