New equipment includes a dryer to support a platform handling system, a dry product unloading system, the modification of the dry product loading system on the kiln cars, and a fired product unloading system.
April 5, 2017
The management team of EPRA Spa, part of the ASICOM group, recently decided to invest in modern automation technology from Sacmi Heavy Clay.
The brochure details AMETEK Land’s range of after-sales services.
March 23, 2017
AMETEK Land has published a new “Global Services” brochure as part of the company’s continued commitment to assist customers in achieving the best operating performance from AMETEK Land instruments and systems.
Companies showcased over 400 brands of machinery, raw materials, innovative solutions and technologies for the ceramic industry.
March 14, 2017
Indian Ceramics & Ceramics Asia, in its second edition as co-located event, set new records by bringing 7,100 trade visitors and 283 exhibitors together at the Gujarat University Exhibition Centre in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Industry participants from around the world are set to head to Cleveland, Ohio, from April 25-27.
March 1, 2017
The ceramic industry continues to evolve, and ceramics are now the material of choice in many of today’s processes, industries, and developmental projects. In addition to offering a unique blend of material, mechanical, and chemical properties, the more ceramics are studied and experimented with, the more adaptable they seem to become.
For the purposes of this discussion, a “fast firing” is defined as a firing duration from ambient to ambient within 180 min or less. The primary benefits of implementing a fast-firing protocol include: significantly reducing energy consumption per payload, reduced scrap and re-fire, lowered labor costs, shorter production lead times, and more reliable product consistency.
J.J. Stevenson shares insights regarding Deltech, Inc.'s new small-scale electric tunnel kilns.
March 1, 2017
Many, if not most, of our new products over the years have come about after we’ve been approached by a current or potential customer with an application requirement that required some R&D on our part. In this case, an existing customer needed to scale up, but in a way that ensured reproducibility of the outcomes they were getting from their Deltech benchtop furnaces. A small-scale tunnel kiln seemed to offer a good solution.