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WINCER results at month 18

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FINCIBEC’s industrial production of innovative and sustainable ceramic tiles (250×250 mm) containing 96% of secondary raw materials. These products fulfill the standard requirements, in particular EN 14411 (“Ceramic tiles: Definitions, classification, characteristics, evaluation of conformity and marking”) and belongs to class BIIb (water absorption 6 < E ≤ 10%).

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Fincibec’s production of ceramic tiles 25×25 cm

WINCER results at month 12

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Production of innovative and sustainable ceramic tiles in several formats (100×100 mm; 250×250 mm). These products fulfill the standard requirements, in particular EN 14411 (“Ceramic tiles: Definitions, classification, characteristics, evaluation of conformity and marking”). The laboratory prototypes are sintered at temperatures about 200°C lower than a traditional porcelain stoneware, allowing an energy save of 10% at least. Physical-mechanical performances are still rather good: low water absorption (<0.5 wt%) and high flexural strength (>60 MPa).

 

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Laboratory prototypes (100×100 mm) obtained with 99% of recycled materials.

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Industrial prototype (250×250 mm) fired in a laboratory furnace.