Bill Daidone

Bill Daidone is Technical Sales Representative at Borregaard Lignotech USA. He studied mathematics at East Tennessee State University where he earned a Bachelors' degree. Having worked in the brick industry for 15 years, Bill has 5 years' experience in the production branch and has worked 10 years in the quality and research and development departments. Today he works in Industrial Solutions concentrating on brick, refractories, and gypsum board applications. Send Mail

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Utilizing more of the raw materials from your mining operations

By Bill Daidone 12. October 2017

raw materials

The raw materials used to make bricks are the most important part of the process. The quality of the brick and the success or failure of the brick plant can often be traced to the raw materials. The planning and implementation of a raw materials program is the backbone of a well-run brick plant. Brick plants are often built in close proximity to the primary raw materials to be used for decades. The quality and consistency of these raw materials normally vary throughout the mine property. When the characteristics of some mined materials are too far out of specifications it may be necessary to avoid these raw materials thus reducing the raw material reserves. Some of the characteristics and some of the ways to optimize the usage of raw materials are described below.

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Temaer: Structural, Refractory, raw materials

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

By Bill Daidone 22. June 2017

Drying is one of the most critical parts of making quality brick. There are a number of things that can be done to improve drying and reduce drying defects. In order to reduce cracking there needs to be an understanding of the drying process and understanding of the brick body that is being dried. 

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Temaer: Structural, Refractory

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