Glass and ceramics

Calcium based products are some of the major components in glass and ceramic formulations.

Calcinor offers specific calcium based products, designed for these sectors, with the objective of obtaining energy improvements, to increase efficiency and reduce emissions in the manufacturing process.

Calcium based products are some of the major components in glass and ceramic formulations.

  • In the ceramic sector, there are indispensable parts in both the tile and in the glaze that covers it. During the heating process, which the mineral is subjected to during firing, it allows it to react with the silica and alumina, therefore changing it from clay into a stable and long-lasting compound.
  • Quick-lime and calcined dolomite are used in the glass sector. They act as formulation stabilisers and provide glaze.

Calcinor offers products specifically produced for this sector with a specific composition and granulometry: