Additives for roof tile engobes and glazes

Summary

Additives for selectively influencing the flow properties of engobes and glazes, and thus the surface quality of fired  roofing tiles, are described.  Method of application and influence of technological parameters are noted.  Additives include: deflocculants and dispersants; binders; rheological  additives; suspending agents; preservatives; and defoamers.   The reason for their use, and their mode of action, are outlined.  Their benefits are summarised.

Primary author(s): Bruhl C

                            Zschimmer & Schwarz GmbH & Co.KG

Source: ZI Int.

            56,No.11,2003,p.28-33


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