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Zero waste: European project revamps ceramic tile manufacturing to completely eliminate waste

By April Gocha / July 11, 2016

A European project called LIFECERAM—coordinated by the Instituto de Tecnología Cerámica of the Universitat Jaime I of Castellón in Spain and including Spanish Association of Ceramic Tile and Paving Manufacturers and several commercial partners—has reached an important milestone towards its goal of achieving absolutely zero waste in ceramic tile manufacturing.

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Monitoring faults in industrial machines—an ultrasonic sensor to maximize efficiency

By April Gocha / March 14, 2014

European researchers have developed a new ultrasonic sensor that can detect faults in industrial machines to prevent machine breakdown and failure, and ultimately improve efficiency.

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