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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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Titanium dioxide-coated roof tiles clean the air—and have the data to prove it

By Jessica McMathis / July 7, 2014

Students from the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have developed a roof tile coating that combats nitrogen oxides by breaking them down and eliminating them to reduce pollution and smog.

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Top non-video posts for 2008

By / January 2, 2009

Everyone else is doing their “tops” list for last year, so who are we to go against the herd? #5 – Graphene memory possible — #4 – Better method for detecting tile defects — #3 – Thin film sandwich feeds hunger for superconductors — #2 – Shucks, making man-made ‘nacre’ isn’t so hard — —…

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Video of the week: How ceramic tiles are made

By / October 8, 2008

[flash /ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/making_ceramic_tile.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/making_ceramic_tile.jpg}]   This video is part of our ongoing efforts to collect videos that document some of the basic methods used in industrial ceramics. This video is produced by the Discovery Channel as part of its “How It’s Made” series, and shows the methods used to prepare the raw materials and then…

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