Measuring Soluble Sulfates in Raw Materials


How to optimize production to reduce costs

Decorative Ceramics - how much can we save?

QUESTION OF THE MONTH: How to reduce costs in ceramic production

Kilns in Decorative Ceramics

Kiln firings: History, development and types of Structural kilns


How to perfectly match nature? Inkjet Technology

QUESTION OF THE MONTH: What are the latest trends in decorative ceramics?

The use of additives in the brick making process

QUESTION OF THE MONTH: challenges in brick manufacturing

QUESTION OF THE MONTH: Frequently Asked Questions - clay conditioners

New trends in monolithic refractories

QUESTION OF THE MONTH: How can I reduce the drying time of my production?

Cersaie & Tecnargilla 2018

QUESTION OF THE MONTH: How does a clay conditioner work and what is the benefit?

Development of monolithic refractories

QUESTION OF THE MONTH: How can I know what is the best product for my process?

Consistency in brick making

QUESTION OF THE MONTH: How can I make my tiles thinner maintaining the strength

How does REACH affect heavy clay manufacturing?


QUESTION OF THE MONTH: How can we measure results of a clay conditioner?

History, principles and benefits of REACH in ceramics

Bentonite in my formula: How to dry faster?

QUESTION OF THE MONTH: How much clay conditioner should I add?

The importance of ceramic research in Australia

QUESTION OF THE MONTH: Where is the best place to add a ceramic additive?

Using clay conditioners to optimize the drying of large structural bricks

CERAMITEC 2018: The future of industrial ceramics

QUESTION OF THE MONTH: Will the additive block my extruder if there's a production break?

Why is sustainable ceramic production important?

How to improve low plasticity ceramics

QUESTION OF THE MONTH: How big can a tile reach to be?

How can I reduce cracks due to manufacturing, transportation, automation and handling?

CEVISAMA 2018: Best edition ever

Avoiding large brick breakage during extrusion

Bentonite Clays in ceramics: is there any alternative?


Utilizing more of the raw materials from your mining operations

How to extend the working life of parts in brick and tile forming equipment

How to improve Lubrication of the molds during your ceramic process

How to deal with efflorescences in Structural bricks

How to optimize brick production through faster drying

Reduction of plastic clays usage on the production of tiles - is it possible?

How to select the perfect binder for shaped refractory bricks manufacturing

Different methods for plasticity measurement of a ceramic material

Clay conditioning without souring

Clay formulation improvement for a better decorative tile production

How to reduce breakage and rejection in the manufacturing of bricks and rooftiles

Porcelain tile manufacturing: How to reduce breakage

Eliminating cracks in your brick production: not as difficult as you think.

Decorative tiles from low plasticity clays: How to overcome challenges and keep high quality?

How to reduce waste material during brick production?

4 cost effective ways to improve Ceramic Green Strength

Brick and roof tile manufacturing with less water involved

How to avoid tile Breakage when producing large and thin tiles

How to reduce scumming from structural bricks without Barium Carbonate?

Increasing Extrusion Rate in brick and roof tile manufacturing

How to replace Ukrainian clay in decorative tile production?

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A blog from BioKeram

BioKeram is a new range of products from Borregaard, the world's leading supplier of high performance biopolymers to the ceramics industry, with more than 50 years experience in the ceramics market. With this blog we aim to share our knowledge regarding ceramic process optimization.



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