The Italian Porcelain Enamel Institute (CISP) has just published edition 1/19 of SMALTO PORCELLANATO.
This edition features among others an article about “
“, as presentated by Ronald Ditmer during the latest International Enamellers Congress in Chicago. Managing Essential Process & Equipment know-how
SMALTO PORCELLANATO may be read online at
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 TM 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
Received earlier today a new batch of “Porcelain (Vitreous) Enamels and Industrial Enamelling Processes” 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 (https://dtc-webshop.com) .
The latest ISO 9001 version 2015 puts a lot of emphasizes on managing competences & risks.
Continue reading “Managing competences acc. to ISO 9001”
The annual German enamel congress was held in Maritim Hotel Würzburg from April 1 till 3, 2019.
Circa 100 stakeholders from the vitreous enameling industry in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium and The Netherlands participated in this event, which was well organized by the
Deutscher Email Verband. Continue reading “German Enamel Congress 2019”
The Italian National Unification institute has published
UNI 11734 as of December 6, 2018.
This standard specifies a method for measuring the hydrogen diffusion coefficient in order to determine the
fish-scale susceptibility of steels, which can be used in the enamelling process. Continue reading “UNI 11734 : Determining fish-scale susceptibility of enameling steel”
A century ago, Ferro Corporation started as a porcelain enamel manufacturer.
We herewith congratulate them with their centennial !
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)
EEA-Guideline 1001 was introduced in 2016 to satisfy the urgent need for uniform test methods & limits for enamelled food stuff.
EN ISO 4531, concerning test methods & limits for the release from enamelled articles in contact with food, has been revised by ISO/TC 107 & a new version was published in September 2018.
Continue reading “EEA-Guideline 1001 / EN ISO 4531”