DEV Email 3/2019 published

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

  • Effects of dissolved ions on rheological stability of enamel slips
  • Summary of technical presentations during Emailtagung 2019
  • Impressions of ISH 2019

Ditmer Enameling Technology

Ditmer Enameling TechnologyTM is a registered trade name of Ditmer Trading & Consulting B.V., which is applied to a range of proprietary equipment & services for the porcelain/vitreous enameling industry, like the powder enamel adhesion tester shown below.

Powder enamel adhesion tester
Powder enamel adhesion tester

Classic reference book about vitreous enameling

Received earlier today a new batch of “Porcelain (Vitreous) Enamels and Industrial Enamelling Processes” book.

enamel reference book

This classic reference book, which describes in detail many aspects of vitreous enameling technology & equipment is a must for every professional enamelist.

Please note that the current edition is nearly sold out !

This excellent book and other literature about vitreous enameling technology, may be found at our webshop ( .

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Ferro 100 years

A century ago, Ferro Corporation started as a porcelain enamel manufacturer.

We herewith congratulate them with their centennial !

German enamel market

The recorded vitreous enamel consumption in Germany declined with 4% in volume but grew with 1.4% in value, according to the German enamel association DEV.

Reportedly the total volume for cast iron and steel enamels amounted to 6,367 metric ton in 2018.

(Source : email mitteilungen des deutschen email verbandes 2/2019)