Congress contents

These are some of the topics submitted for selection to the Technical Committee

Block A: Ceramic enterprise and markets,

  • VIGILANCER: Opportunity detection system and new market niches for the ceramic industry
  • The management of product information in the ceramic sector
  • Digital Marketing and Big Data in the ceramic sector. An analysis of the current situation in Spanish companies
  • Comprehensive management of the manufacture of ceramic tiles
  • What will be the next disruptive innovation in the ceramic cluster?
  • The tile industry: a pre-in-post crisis view
  • Distribution of ceramics and building materials in the United Kingdom
  • Hidden storage costs of the finished product
  • Full Digital: why?
  • Ceramic industry 4.0, a real case
  • Establishing actions to promote industrial symbiosis in the ceramic sector

Block B: Ceramic tile and construction

  • Reuse of ceramic waste as recycled aggregate in cement mortars
  • Analysis of the feasibility of forming external thermal insulation systems with porcelain stoneware laminate finish
  • Assessment of the adherence resistance to the traction of ceramic plates seated with industrialized harnesses, additivated with pega  retarders, with different times open
  • ARCHIANALYTICS. The technological solution of project and customer management for the ceramic industry
  • Solconcer, characterization of façade constructive solutions
  • LIFE CERSUDS. Ceramic Sustainable Urban Drainage system
  • Latex Leaching from tile setting materials
  • Evaluation of the thermal sensation of ceramic tiles and other floors
  • Nodes-tourism: development of urban prototype directed at smart tourism
  • Thin Gauged Porcelain Tile—North American Research, Collaboration and Standardization.”
  • Innovative ceramic applications in Castellón de la Plana during the XX-XXI century
  • Ceramic insulation and energy efficiency: large-format porcelain tiles versus recycled aluminium casting
  • LIFE CERSUDS from ceramic pavement to public space project
  • Ceramic material in rehabilitation
  • Detachment of ceramic tiles: Factors that influence adhesion
  • Ceramic digital architecture Platform
  • Handling and placing on site  of large Slim ceramic formats
  • What science determines when tiles can be fixed to new concrete?”
  • The ECOB standard for creating BIM objects. The perspective from the ceramic industry
  • A new approach for reference materials for slip resistance testing
  • The correlation of slip resistance and durability with surface topography
  • Somera-Ates geothermal energy is an efficient and sustainable solution in building air-conditioning
  • Optimized combinations of ceramic pavement and footwear for work environments
  • Evaluation of factors that influence for detachment of ceramic coatings
  • The competitive advantages arising from accelerated conditioning of ceramic tiles

 

Block C: Ceramic tile manufacture

  • Carbonic agricultural fertilization using greenhouse gases from the ceramic industry
  • Improvement of the behaviour in the extrusion of low plasticity ceramic pastes
  • CerCO2 emission simulation tool of CO2 for the ceramic industry
  • Opaque glazes with varying matness for glazed porcelain tile
  • Environmental analysis of an urban pavement manufactured with industrial waste
  • Development of porcelain tile composition with high impact resistance
  • New multicolour spaces for digital decoration in the ceramic industry
  • The Life-Cycle Assessment of Zircon Sand in the Manufacturing of Ceramic Tiles
  • Visual behaviour analysis and its relation to product preferences. Application to ceramic design features
  • Viscous flow sintering of porcelain stoneware revisited
  • Sedimentation problems of digital glazes
  • Water-based ceramic inks for injection machines
  • Development of new dispersants for inkjet ceramic inks. Analysis of the influence on the final properties of the ink
  • High temperature viscosity of porcelain stoneware bodies
  • Firing deformation in large size porcelain tiles. Effect of compositional and process variables
  • Organosilane coating of quartz particles by dry mixing
  • Viscoelastic behaviour of ceramic tiles in industrial cooling
  • Characteristics of protective glazes that influence resistance to pedestrian traffic
  • Determination of the structural water content in ceramic raw materials
  • LIFE FOUNDRYTILE: Sand and iron smelting residue valorisation in the production of ceramic tiles
  • Exergy balance to a ceramic tile industrial kiln
  • Effect of ambient temperature and humidity on the dust emission power of ceramic raw materials
  • Nanoparticle emissions unintentionally generated in the ceramic industry
  • Compaction behaviour of spray dried bodies for porcelain stoneware slabs
  • Powder rheology of spray dried bodies for porcelain stoneware slabs
  • Nanocolloidal dispersions for in-situ generation of Cr-pseudobrookite magenta pigments in inkjet applications.
  • New generations of pigments for the thermal efficiency of buildings.
  • Inkjet Print Head for Ceramic Application
  • Use of glass from recycling fluorescent lamps and tubes as a flux in compositions of ceramic supports
  • New instruments for determining dimensional characteristics of large size ceramic slabs
  • Study of the physicochemical interaction between superimposed layers deposited by inkjet
  • Full digital decoration process combined with dry glazing
  • Glossy coatings obtained by inkjet. Influence of the nature of base enamel
  • Development of a porcelain stoneware incorporating Colombian clays subjected to a whitening process
  • End of waste materials and by-products suitable for ceramic tile industry
  • Colour modulation and solar reflectivity in doped qandilite spinel pigments with Co and Zn, (Mg,Zn,Co)2TiO4
  • Improvement of printing quality through satellites formation control
  • n degree method of differentiation for selecting the strategy applied to the tile manufacturer sector in Spain
  • Development of aesthetic effects through the application of submicron materials
  • Production of ceramic thermal blocks from the valorisation of urban organic waste and waste from an extractor mil
  • Determination of the wear and tear characteristics of ceramic glazes subjected to disc pin type tribological tests.
  • Calculation of Total Solar Reflectance (TSR) values of ceramic slab surfaces using QUAD(x;y) function
  • Synthesis of CuInxGa1−xSe2 thin film solar cells by inkjet-printing technology onto ceramic substrate
  • The need and impact of continuous monitoring of atmospheric emissions in the ceramic industry
  • High recycling content porcelain stoneware tiles: from industrial production to product certification
  • Development of low temperature porcelain tile bodies with low-grade boron bearing minerals by dry route
  • Alkali feldspar granite, from Sarihacili (Yozgat) region use in wall tile ceramic bodies and effect on moisture expansion value
  • Investigation of the effects of clay impurities on ceramic tiles and novel methods for improvements
  • Study of industrial clays treated by hydrocyclone for use in ceramics
  • Influence of the feed system operating variables on the distribution of powder in the alveoli of the mould
  • Eco-efficient drying of newly pressed ceramic tiles using microwave technology
  • Obtaining alkaline activated materials from waste
  • Development of cementitious tiles with photocatalytic surfaces
  • Mixture design as a tool for designing porcelain ceramic tiles in order to prevent pyroplasticity
  • Use of residual rock as raw material for porcelain tile composition
  • Ceramic properties of the raw materials used in porcelain masses: A comparison between Brazilian Filito and typical feldspar
  • Development of mineral blends with the aim of reducing pyroplastic deformation of porcelain tiles
  • Causes of Delayed Curvatures in Installed Porcelain Tiles
  • Effect of the reduction in particle size of an enamel in the interaction with digital inks
  • Measurement of permeability variation as a tool to characterize the evolution of porosity during the burning of ceramic compacts
  • Natural Diopside: A New Raw Material For Porcelain Tiles
  • Evaluation of the Use of Bege Bahia Marble Residue in Coating Ceramics
  • Use of quartzite waste from the Tombador-Ba mountain range in the formulation of ceramic mass for the production of ceramic coatings
  • Incorporation of Limestone Extraction in Ceramic Masses for Floor Production
  • Use on purified silica in the ceramic formulation
  • Dynamic evaluation of the diffusion of salts in ceramic pieces produced with residues of the production of molybdenite
  • Using the residue of gold exploration of Jacobina-Ba in the production of ceramic floors
  • Use of transition aluminas in glazes and inkjet inks
  • Study of the use of kaolin and quartzite residues in ceramic formulations for manufacturing coverings
  • Study of manufacturing costs and investments of different ceramic tile methods of production

 

 

Congress Contents

The Qualicer contents, presented during the Congress days as oral communications, posters, invited lectures, and panel debates, are divided into three blocks:

  • Block A – Ceramic enterprise and markets
  • Block B – Ceramic tile and construction
  • Block C – Ceramic tile manufacture

The subject matter is always directly or indirectly related to ceramic tile, addressed in innovative works from a historical analysis perspective, or as studies of its current situation or future prospects.

In a non-exhaustive form and by way of a reference, the following subject matter can be considered in the Congress blocks:

Block A, Ceramic enterprise and markets, encompasses subjects such as business strategy, markets, business management, innovation, costs, relationships with clients, suppliers, human resources, and other actors in the industry, as well as sector or market surveys that provide key information and serve as references in order to better understand the industry’s situation and perspectives, or that set out recommendations regarding regulations and industrial and occupational policies, etc.

Block B, Ceramic tile and construction, encompasses subjects such as the past, present, and future of ceramic tile in architecture and interior design projects, as well as new digital technologies used in projects, building information modelling (BIM), etc. Topics further include industrialised or modular construction, sustainability and environmental impact in the product use phase, energy certification, as well as everything relating to tile installation, adhesives, tests, special applications, quality standards, pathologies, maintenance, etc.

Block C, Ceramic tile manufacture, encompasses subjects such as production management, selecting and preparing raw materials, industrial processes and equipment, process engineering and quality management, standards, environmental and energy management in the manufacturing phase, and technological innovations in products, processes, and equipment, etc. Topics further include integral innovation management, tools, trends, life cycle assessment, etc.