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12/18/2017
Duravit Ceramics, third Riedhammer kiln supplied to Egyptian plant

New shuttle kiln, which joins existing sanitaryware firing/re-firing machines, successfully tested.

The installation of a third Riedhammer shuttle kiln at the firm's Egyptian factory underlines the strength of the successful partnership between the Sacmi Group and Ceramica Duravit, the world-leading manufacturer of high quality, beautifully designed sanitaryware. This recently tested Riedhammer SSK 440/198-8 has been installed alongside existing sanitaryware firing/re-firing kilns.

Equipped with 8 modules having effective internal dimensions of 15 x 4.4 x 2 metres, the kiln has a cordierite/mullite refractory lining, a feature that avoids the maintenance on exposed fibres that can sometimes lead to product defects. Moreover, it’s equipped with a rapid cooling system that ensures the entire first firing cycle is completed within 14 hours.

Following its purchase of the first machines back in 2005, Duravit has, then, once again gone for Sacmi-Riedhammer technology, a decision brought about by the extreme flexibility, reliability and usability of these solutions. In fact, the company is already planning to install a fourth shuttle kiln in Egypt, now the most important overseas market for this outstanding German sanitaryware player.
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6/21/2018
Robotized gel-coating, Gaiotto completes major project with leading waterpark supplier
Turkish firm Polin Waterparks has turned to Sacmi for the robotized gel-coating of its water slide moulds. This one-of-a-kind project ensures maximum automation and impressive colour variety.  >>

6/21/2018
Pressure casting is the new gold standard for the global sanitaryare industry
So said Abdallah Massaad, CEO of the Rak Group, in a recent interview with Asian Ceramics. The interview took place against a backdrop of recent Group investment in Sacmi casting and robotized glazing technology.  >>

6/4/2018
Argentine company Refres Now goes for Sacmi OPERA roll-fed technology
Recent orders have seen the number of labellers installed at the model La Matanza plant - one of the largest and most modern in Latin America - rise to 8.  >>

6/4/2018
Ceramica Ilca (Globo Group) chooses Made in Sacmi total automation
Sacmi supplies a robotized piece handling and feed system for the piece finishing centre and downstream internal glazing station, to be installed on two existing Sacmi glazing lines.  >>

 

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