Major furnace repair

Ditmer Trading & Consulting B.V. has received the order for a major furnace repair at a manufacturer of major appliances in the United Kingdom.

This repair will include the replacement of the radiant tubes, metal flue and insulation inside the hot zone of a Ferro GB enameling furnace.

See Ditmer Enameling Technology for more information about our services for the enameling industry.

3d drawing of enameling furnace

GMM Pfaudler to acquire majority stake in the global business of Pfaudler Group

GMM Pfaudler Limited announced the signing of definitive agreements to acquire a majority stake in the global business of its parent, the Pfaudler Group from the private equity firm Deutsche Beteiligungs AG Fund VI.

As per the agreements, GMM (directly and through its subsidiary Mavag AG) and the Patel family will acquire, a 54% and 26% equity stake respectively in the Pfaudler Group.

DBAG will continue to retain the balance 20% stake.

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Second hand enameling plant for sale

This second hand enameling plant is suitable for batch production of flatware up to 700 x 500 mm and consist of the following equipment :

  • 1 electrical heated pickling plant with 6 process stages & manual hoist
  • 3 manual wet enamel spray-booths c/w application equipment
  • 1 electrical heated box type convection dryer
  • 1 electrical heated batch furnace with overhead conveyor

Please feel free to contact us for more details.

Mefrit s.r.o.

Mefrit s.r.o., the famous enamel frit producer from Melnik in the Czech Republic, will be merged with Glazura s.r.o. and soon be deleted from the commercial register.

DEV Email 3/2020 published

The German enamel association has published the latest edition of their enamel magazine, which contains among other the following topics :

  • Limits for metals – trace elements or poison ? Part 2
  • The development & application of steel sheet for glass-lining at Baosteel

German Enamel Course postponed

The 79th edition of the German Enamel Course has been postponed till September 2021, due to COVID-19 related restrictions.

The IBE (Informations und Bildungszentrum Email e.v.) is expected to provide an update in spring 2021.

Identification of enameling defects

Identifying the correct type of enamel defect is the first & perhaps most important step when troubleshooting industrial enameling processes.

Analyzing enameling defects with a digital microscoop.
Analyzing enameling defects with digital microscoop

For this purpose we have invested in a digital microscoop and associated software.

Below some images of common enameling defects.

Little copperheads inside water heater
Large copperhead inside water heater