Industrial furnaces and kilns rely on high-temperature insulation materials to optimize production yield and minimize energy costs, which can rise rapidly if excessive heat escapes from the point of operation. Insulating castable refractory materials are key to this energy-saving process due to their inherent low heat conductivity, as well as advantages derived from ease of placement and structural strength.
A new stiff extrusion plant is enabling Triangle Brick to serve the growing construction industry in new markets in Texas and the surrounding states.
August 1, 2016
Triangle Brick is a leading U.S. manufacturer of high-quality face brick. Incorporated in 1959, the company, which has belonged to the Roeben Tonbaustoffe group for 35 years, was one of the first brick manufacturers in the U.S. to incorporate a completely automated manufacturing process. Today, with a total of five plants, Triangle Brick sells brick to customers in over 30 U.S. states.
Ceramic manufacturers should take steps to ensure their facilities meet safety guidelines for industrial control panels.
August 1, 2016
“Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace” (NFPA70E) was recently updated by the National Fire Protection Association (NPFA). It primarily addresses fire and explosion hazards caused by arc flash in electrical equipment. The ultimate goal of this initiative is to eliminate these events, thereby mitigating risk to facilities and—most importantly—injury to humans.
A new low-energy tunnel kiln concept has been developed to help ceramic manufacturers minimize energy and investment costs while improving production flexibility and product quality.* The basic principle of the kiln is that the firing chamber has four fixed sides: two walls, one roof and one bottom (hearth). The products, their supports and the moving media are all completely immersed in the firing chamber and are therefore always at the same temperature.
HOUSTEX 2017 is an interactive experience, featuring hundreds of exhibitors highlighting the latest manufacturing technologies, and innovative solutions. Attendees will enjoy scores of new product demonstrations, hear experts share insights on industry trends, and make connections that can help them grow their business. Read More
EASTEC, New England’s premier manufacturing exposition, returns May 16-18, 2017. With more than 500 exhibitors, complimentary conference sessions, industry keynotes and much more, EASTEC is an event dedicated to keeping northeast manufacturers competitive. It’s where manufacturing ideas, processes and products that make an impact in the northeast region, are highlighted through exhibits, education and networking events. Read More
CERAMICS CHINA will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. From sole machine display to full coverage of upstream ceramic industry to introducing advanced foreign technology to leading the world’s ceramic market, CERAMICS CHINA showcases the best of industrial development.
The West Coast’s premier manufacturing event, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center September 12-14, 2017. Only WESTEC brings you the very latest technologies – from software, cutting tools to multi-tasking machines – all from top international equipment manufacturers. Read More
SOUTH-TEC draws manufacturing suppliers, distributors and equipment builders from across North America and around the world – bringing them together in Charlotte, North Carolina. With more than 400 exhibiting companies, attendees can find all the latest technologies and services – plus the experts who built them – ready to demonstrate solutions that can help them grow their business. Visitors can make side-by-side comparisons, discover integrated equipment, hear about industry trends and forecasts, and leverage their purchasing power. Read More