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

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)

Enamelled surfaces & food contact

We received via our network the following press release of TÜV Rheinland LGA Products GmbH


Release from enamelled objects in contact with foodstuffs – Test methods and permitted limits EN ISO 4531 published.

For some years it has been clear that the test conditions (time, temperature) and also the scope of testing of standard EN 1388-2 “Materials and articles in contact with foodstuffs – Silicate surfaces – Part 2: Determination of the release of lead and cadmium from silicate surfaces other than ceramic ware” of 1995, which dates back to a standard of 1985, are no longer up to date.

According to this standard, the release of lead and cadmium is tested at room temperature over 24 hours in 4% acetic acid. This does not correspond by far to the real use conditions, e.g. of enamelled pots. Continue reading “Enamelled surfaces & food contact”

Other second-hand enameling furnace for sale

One of our relations has a low thermal mass continuous enameling furnace for sale.

The main characteristics of this furnace are as follows :

– original manufacturer New Furnace
– double hooked U-type
– hotzone length 5 meters
– effective product sizes 1250 mm height and 550 mm width
– gas fired with 4 radiant tubes & metal flue
– capacity circa 2500 kg gr/h

Please contact us, if you are potentially interested in this second-hand enameling furnace.

Second hand New Furnace

Second-hand enameling furnace

One of our relations has a low thermal mass continuous enameling furnace for sale.

The main characteristics of this furnace are as follows :

– original manufacturer Ferro (Holland) BV
– double hooked U-type
– hotzone length 5.3 meters
– effective product sizes 900 mm height and 600 mm wide
– gas fired with 5 radiant tubes & metal flue
– capacity circa 900 kg gr/h

Please contact us, if you are potentially interested in this second-hand enameling furnace.

Second hand enameling furnace