Würzburg Brick and Tile Training Course

Issue 2019-6

58th Würzburg Brick and Tile Training Course

The Würzburg Brick and Tile Training Course is taking place from 3 to 5 December 2019, for the second time at Kolping-Akademie, Kolpingplatz 1, in Würzburg. The programme covers everything about clay...

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Issue 2019-6

Building component testing – measurement methods, results, practical relevance

For building approvals for high-precision vertically perforated bricks, structural strength tests on individual bricks and specimen walls are essential. For high-precision vertically perforated bricks...

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Issue 2019-6

Recultivation of clay mines – nature conservation in the focus of licensing processes

The extraction of mineral raw materials is accompanied by considerable intervention in nature and the landscape. In the scope of licensing processes, mine operators have to explain how damage can be...

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Issue 2019-6

Effective dryer control

Non-destructive moisture measurement systems work from the surface to determine moisture content. As a result, the water content of near-sensor layers has the strongest influence on the delivered...

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Issue 2019-6

Brick recycling against the background of statutory requirements in Germany’s Closed Substance Cycle and Waste Management Act and Resource Efficiency Programme

The objective of a research project was to sustainably ensure high-grade recycling of demolished masonry, and especially the clay brick contained in it, so as to return this to brick production where...

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Issue 2019-6

Novel burner concept for energy saving in the tunnel kiln

In process terms, modern tunnel kilns in the brick and tile industry involve two coupled subprocesses that take place in succession.The first of these consists of a preheating process to maturing...

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Issue 2019-6

Successful into the future with imaginative development partners

With a view to the requirements for floors and supports according to DIN 10453, DIN 4045 and DIN 18530, the basic idea evolved for a brick with two different perforation patterns. A floor does not...

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Issue 2019-6

The electric tunnel kiln – challenge, heat transfer

It is the year 2050. Greenhouse emissions have been reduced by more than 80% in Germany. CO2 trading has long ceased in the building ceramics industry. The thermal processes, especially firing, are...

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Issue 2019-6

Digital twin for machine operation and teleservice

For complex plants it is hard to design a text-based operating system in a clear structure. In the talk, a new software option is presented, which extends the proven Lingl machine operating system...

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Issue 2019-6

Intelligent industrial robots – system concepts with the example of a mixing plant as a standalone solution

Keller HCW develops and implements individual robotic solutions for various industrial applications. The focus is on functional solutions for the heavy clay industry. Back in the mid-1990s, Keller...

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