Forming and Finishing

Information on topics ranging from extruders and presses to abrasives and diamond lapping equipment.

ARTICLES

GOODFELLOW: Gemstone Powders

Goodfellow, an international supplier of high-purity metals and materials for research and industry, has expanded its product offerings with the addition of natural gemstone powders.


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Retrofit Revolution: How to Get the Most out of Your Existing Ceramic Process Equipment

From time and cost savings to additional capabilities, process equipment retrofits can provide a range of benefits for ceramic manufacturers.

When evaluating your ceramic processing equipment and its capabilities, do you ever wish that certain pieces were newer models with better features?


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Acoustically Measuring Polycrystalline Diamond Thickness

Wafer manufacturers can use acoustic imaging to measure the thickness of PCD inserts without sectioning the wafers.

Various types of polycrystalline diamond (PCD) cutting tool inserts are made from a wafer in which tungsten carbide (WC) serves as a substrate. The PCD provides the hardness and durability that makes cutting possible, while the WC provides a strong base.


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Sacmi Whiteware to Exhibit Innovations at Tecnargilla 2014

Sacmi Whiteware recently announced it will be celebrating 30 years of success by showcasing its latest innovations at Tecnargilla in Rimini, Italy.


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Sacmi to Showcase Multiple Products at Tecnargilla 2014

Sacmi will showcase the CONTINUA+ technology at Tecnargilla 2014, the international ceramic and sanitaryware technology fair to be held in Rimini, Italy, September 22-26.


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Sacmi-Supplied Tile Plant Now Running at Full Capacity

Successfully started up in the first quarter of 2013, an all-new Sacmi-supplied plant in Bangladesh is now running at full capacity.


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NordCeram Invests in Sacmi Technology

NordCeram has recently invested in a new production line for its Bremerhaven, Germany, plant. The production line will enable the manufacturing of 45 x 90 cm and other large tile formats—sizes that reportedly have not previously been produced on the German market. 


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RAK Ceramics Commissions Sacmi to Renew Large Tile Production Line

RAK Ceramics, one of the world’s leading multinational ceramic manufacturers based in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, has commissioned Sacmi to renew its large tile production line.

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Product Spotlight: Tile Manufacturing Line

New technology offers simplicity, product flexibility and lower costs.

The ceramic tile manufacturing process is highly evolved, allowing for the production of high- quality materials at outstanding levels of efficiency.


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Market Trends: Abrasives Demand Continues Growth

Global demand for abrasives is expected to reach $40 billion in 2017.

Worldwide demand for abrasive products is forecast to expand nearly 6% per year to $40 billion in 2017, with nearly all products benefiting from a variety of positive factors.


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EVENTS

Industry

Spray Finishing Technology Workshop

11/5/14
Toledo, OH
United States

Finishing Brands: Binks, DeVilbiss, Ransburg, BGK and Owens Community College have teamed up to present a Spray Finishing Technology Workshop.

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Industry

INTERTECH 2015

5/19/15
Indianapolis, IN
United States

INTERTECH 2015 is the biennial international conference dedicated to technological advancement and application development with an emphasis on increased productivity and performance using industrial diamond, cubic boron nitride (cBN), CVD diamond, CVD Cubic Boron Nitride, nanodiamond, polycrystallines and related materials.

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Industry

CERAMITEC 2015

10/20/15
Messe Munchen
Germany

CERAMITEC is the leading trade fair of its kind in the world.

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Podcasts

Manufacturing Day 2014

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

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