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Selected papers and posters

  • Data-Driven Social Life Cycle Assessment (SLCA) as a New Objective Approach to Decision-Making in Ceramic Manufacturing
  • Business Concentration and Possible Effects on Inter-Professional Relations in the Castellón Ceramic Cluster
  • Past, Present, and Future Steps Toward Industry-wide Marketplace Promotion of Ceramic Tile
  • Decarbonisation Challenges for the Spanish Ceramic Sector
  • Artificial intelligence and social media in the ceramic industry. analysis of their application and evolution in the near future

Finished Product Tests 

  • Reheating of Ceramic Tiles for the Crazing Resistance Test
  • Influence of Porcelain Tile Thickness on the Strength of Raised Floor Systems
  • Mechanical Behavior of Epoxy Reinforced with Jute Fiber Applied to Ceramic Tiles for a Ventilated Façade System
  • Assessment of the Durability of Flooring Slip Resistance
  • Application of Different Test Methods to Assess the Wear Resistance of Ceramic Tiles
  • Continued Assessment of Various Ceramic Tile Floor Coverings Using Different Friction Test Methods
  • Evaluation of the abrasive wear of ceramic tile surfaces by ISO 10545 and UNE 138001 standards

New Products

  • DRAINKER Project: Permeable Ceramic Paving for SUDS
  • Optimisation of Reinforcement Elements in Ceramic Slabs
  • Valorisation of Fired Ceramic Tile Waste in The Construction Sector
  • Modification of Water Affinity on the Surface of Ceramic Construction Substrates for Self-Cleaning Applications

New Construction Systems 

  • Monitoring of Ceramic Construction Solutions for Flat Roof Renovation
  • Ceramic Sandwich Contributions to Industrialised Construction
  • Advanced and Reliable Solution for Waterproofing and Cladding Surfaces in Wet Areas
  • The LIFE SUPERHERO Project: Permeable and Ventilated Roofs as an Emergent Solution for Climate Adaption and Mitigation
  • Assessing the Challenges and identifying solutions for Porcelain Tile Installation on Pedestal or raised flooring systems in the absence of current or relevant International Standards.


  • How to Gather Accurate and Valid Data when Investigating a Tiling Defect
  • Review of Factors that Directly Affect the Durability of Adhered Tile Coverings – Brazilian’s Scenario Investigation
  • Evaluation of the Influence of the Substrate Layer/ Adhesive Mortar /Ceramic Tile Product on the Performance of the Ceramic Covering
  • Specifying Alternative Tile Installation Systems- An Educated Decision, Or Decision That Educates?

Information Services 

  • SOLCONCER: New Platform with Ceramic Technical Content 


  • Reusing Ceramic Tile Waste in the Development of Concrete Pavers
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis of various Commercial Floor Coverings

elopment of Glazes and Pigments

  • Factors Determining the Thermal Sensation of Ceramic Tiles
  • Study of the Addition of Alumina and Silica Nanoparticles to a Glaze Formulation for Polished Brazilian Porcelain Tile
  • Recreation of the CMYK pigment palette in illustrated earthenware from l’Alcora before Sèvres chromium: assessment in present-day frits and NIR reflectance
  • Sintering, microstructure, and mechanical properties of a glaze. Effect of kaolin addition
  • Bactericidal Ceramic Glazes. Influence of the Firing Cycle
  • Development of Ceramic Tiles with Virucidal Activity
  • Development of Matt Floor Tile Glazes with Improved Colour Perception by Tailored Crystallization
  • Investigation into the Effect of Alkaline and Alkaline Earth Ratios on Colour Development of Malayaite-Based Ceramic Ink

Circular Economy

  • Development of Pigments from End-of-Life Lithium-Ion Battery Cathodes
  • Bio-Calcium Carbonate from Eggshells: A New Raw Material for the Ceramic Industry
  • Thick Ceramic Tiles: Microstructural Characteristics and Mechanical Behaviour

Raw Materials

  • On the Use of Turkish Clays to Replace Ukrainian Clays in Porcelain Tile Compositions
  • Enrichment of Aydin Feldspars Containing Mafic Minerals Through an Optical Sorting Method
  • Raw Clays in the Production of Ceramic and Refractory Tiles
  • Effect of Nanosilica and Nanoboehmite on the Pyroplastic Deformation of a Porcelain Tile Body

New Processes

  • Calibration and Validation of a Drucker–Prager Cap Model for Simulating Tile Body Forming
  • New Developments of Full-body Decoration Technologies
    for Ceramic Tiles and slabs .The ultimate solution for the dry preparation of ceramic body
  • The Microgranulation Process: a Technology for Decarbonising the Ceramic Industry. Product Characterisation 


  • Reactivity of Crystalline Silica in Processing Ceramic Materials
  • Development of a Methodology to Assess Emissions of Respirable Powder and Respirable Crystalline Silica from Ceramic Tile Cutting
  • Sector Environmental Product Declaration: Ceramic Tile 

Energy Transition and Low-Carbon Industry 

  • Design of Hypocarbonic Wall Tile Compositions Based on Talc
  • Novel Low-Carbon Tiles Obtained with Geopolymer Technique
  • Impact of Using Hydrogen in Firing Ceramic Tiles. A Practical View
  • Ceramic Frit Melting by Electromagnetic Inductio
  • Renewable Sources
  • Effect of BaO and Al2O3 RATIO on Surface Crystallization of Porcelain Tile Glaze
  • Ceramic Tile Systems for Construction Based on Natural, Environmentally Friendly Materials
  • Ceramic Photocatalysts OF Silica–Ceria (SiO2@CeO2).
  • LIFE REPLAY: a New Life for Ceramic Inkjet Ink Waste
  • Performance Comparison between Commercial Porcelain Stoneware Batches
  • Determination of Crazing Resistance for Ceramic Tiles
  • The Brazilian Ceramic Tile Industry, increasingly sustainable and Competitive with its Low Carbon Footprint
  • Comparison of Dimensional Measurement Systems: Horizontal Versus Inclined Dataplucometer
  • Evaluation of The Impact of Commercial Chemical Products on Visual Changes of Ceramic Tiles: A Comparative Analysis
  • The Influence of Swimming Pool Treatment Products in Reducing the Coefficient of Friction in Glazed Ceramic Tiles
  • Investigation of the Impact of the “Time Variable After Reheating” on the Moisture Expansion Test of Ceramic Tiles
  • Chemical Resistance in Ceramic Tiles: Evaluation of the Time of Surface Attack
  • Technological Solutions to Minimise Occupational Exposure to Incidental Nanoparticles
  • Development of New Ceramic Products by Valorising Heavy Metals from the Solid Component in Inkjet Ink Waste
  • Development and Validation of a Population Model for Simulating the Spray-Drying Process of Ceramic Suspensions
  • Resources Recovery in Industrial Processes. Case Study of the Ceramic Sector. IWAYS PROJECT
  • Good Practices for Improving Energy Efficiency in Ceramic Tile Processes
  • Sector Environmental Product Declaration: Frits, Ceramic Glazes, Colours and Inks