ceramitec 2018 | Technical ceramics
Technical ceramics have really dynamic potential. There are new impulses coming from energy technology, fine ceramics, and the automotive industry. The number of exhibitors in the sector at ceramitec has risen by 20 percent, and the special show Ceramic Applications has been extended. High-performance ceramics are making new demands on raw materials, additive manufacturing, machinery and kilns, thus boosting the entire ceramics industry. An important aspect in the production of technical ceramics is quality assurance. Komage is integrating an automated test system into its press for the first time in order to ensure the highest precision and purest structure in ceramics. With this automated production line, the company is taking a decisive step towards Industry 4.0. Netzsch is also clearly in favour of this digital transformation. Its innovative software simulates the firing process and helps to save time, energy and material. But not only the production of ceramics is being optimized - technical ceramics itself is extremely important in the context of Industry 4.0. At ceramitec, the high degree of innovation and the diverse fields of application of technical ceramics are everywhere in evidence. As the heart of systems, especially sensitive ones, high-performance ceramics are predicted to have a bright future ahead of them.