Ceramic Industry News

Volgograd Upgrades Sanitaryware Production with Sacmi

January 12, 2010
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+

Volgograd recently invested in a new body and glaze preparation department equipped with Sacmi's modern control systems to achieve complete control of its production parameters. The company has also developed a new plaster mold construction department to improve the quality of molds and the resulting cast products.

New models will be created with Sacmi AVE040 and ALS150 casting machines, which enable Volgograd to continuously improve the quality of its products while reducing the number of unskilled personnel. A new drying department has also been opened in order to thoroughly and accurately make use of heat coming from the new tunnel kiln. Two Gaiotto glazing cells are being employed to glaze a large percentage of the total production, thus guaranteeing a high and constant level of efficiency while optimizing glaze consumption and the use of human resources.

For the firing stage, an investment has been made in a new Riedhammer TWS kiln, which is 66 m long and 2700 mm wide and features a production capacity of 1518 pieces/day. The kiln reportedly guarantees optimum energy savings and the elimination of defects due to uneven firing, which were typical problems that Volgograd experienced with its previous, older kilns.

For more information, visit www.sacmi.com.


Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Ceramic Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

June 2014 Issue Highlights

Our June 2014 issue is now available!


Manufacturing Day 2014

Manufacturing Day organizers share their insights with Managing Editor Kelsey Seidler.

More Podcasts

Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI September 2014 cover

2014 September

You won't want to miss the CI Top 10, traditionally our most popular article of the year!

Table Of Contents Subscribe


M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!


facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40google+ icon 40px