Chapter 30. Technical Developments in Ceramic Tile Glazes and Related Applications

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. Bruno Burzacchini

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470313183.ch30

Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 1/2

Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 1/2

How to Cite

Burzacchini, B. (1991) Technical Developments in Ceramic Tile Glazes and Related Applications, in Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 1/2 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470313183.ch30

Author Information

  1. Ferro (Italia) s.r.l. Casinalbo (Modena) Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374979

Online ISBN: 9780470313183

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Keywords:

  • ceramic tile plants;
  • single fast-firing process;
  • electrosmelting;
  • belt conveyors;
  • dry glazes

Summary

New technical developments made in recent years in the production of frits and glazes for the ceramic industry have accompanied and favored the request for the new fast-firing processes and the trend of new glaze applications. Recent innovations in the dry application field with the use of powders, crushed frits, granulates, monopressatura, and dry electrostatic glazing offer not only technical advantages but also permit a drastic reduction in water consumption and in the production of ceramic slurries with consequent savings in energy and manpower costs.