Search
 
Search by year
Search by keyword
Search by sector
Search by category
Find 
Sacmi RSS Feed
Find out how to subscribe to Sacmi RSS feeds
 
10/30/2015
Sanimed grows in quality and quantity with the Sacmi Group

New Riedhammer tunnel kiln now up and running at full capacity

Sanimed, a Tunisian company belonging to the Abdennadher Group, has been manufacturing and marketing ceramic sanitaryware since 1998. It is currently expanding fast on North African and European markets and has recently made a giant leap forwards thanks to its partnership with the Sacmi Group.

At their Sfax plant a 90-metre Riedhammer TWS 90/300/100-G tunnel kiln – equipped with a pre-kiln DWS 9/300/100 W dryer – has, in fact, just been tested successfully.
This kiln, a popular model employed extensively on the market, can boost plant productivity and performance considerably. Thanks to advanced combustion technology, it’s particularly recommended for reducing fuel consumption.
With a 22-hour firing cycle at a maximum working temperature of 1250° C, the tunnel kiln ensures an output of 1,570 pieces a day and a specific consumption of less than 900 kCal/kg.

On the quality and flexibility front, the Riedhammer kiln is outstandingly efficient in the first firing of a body mix that is of considerable complexity in terms of shape and size: the kiln load (average weight 30 kg) consists of a Vitreous China bathroom set made up of large Fine Fire-Clay pieces such as counter washbasins, kitchen sinks and shower trays, the 90 x 90 cm size of which explains the 1 metre high kiln inlet.

With the new tunnel kiln, Sanimed has now pushed its output capacity well beyond 1 million pieces a year.
Back

Business News

 
12/11/2017
Leading Vietnamese PET firm purchases new Sacmi PVS-3 preform inspection machine
One of the country's leading container, PET preform and plastic cap manufacturers goes for the reliability offered by this latest Sacmi solution, which allows direct, on-line total quality control at high speeds.  >>

12/7/2017
North America and the Caribbean, the water market goes for Sacmi CCM
Major order from Puerto Rican firm PET Plastics, which has purchased a complete system capable of processing up to 2,000 caps per minute, with higher quality performance, lower costs and increased process efficiency.  >>

11/7/2017
Charu Ceramic Bangladesh gets output boost from Sacmi-Riedhammer
Great Wall Group company supplied with 2 new HWS shuttle kilns and a TWS tunnel kiln to ensure their success on the high-end ceramic sanitaryware market  >>

10/27/2017
Novellini SpA gets a makeover with Sacmi-Gaiotto
Key customer receives two new GA2000 glass fibre laying robots.  >>

 

This website uses "cookies". If you choose to continue using the website, you are authorising the use of cookies according to our cookie policy. For further information or to deny the use of some cookies, please click here.

accept cookie policy