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 Expert  729734

Expert in Ceramic Technology, Professional Support on Ceramic Processes by Pressing and Extrusion


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Bologna
Italy
Education Work History Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

Listed with other top experts in: 

- Fast drying/firing extrusion processes - Dry-pressed floor and wall tiles - Production auditing and optimization - Problem solving - Raw materials investigation and exploiting - Product's innovation

- Organize and manage any ceramic manufacturing process, either by pressing or by extrusion. - At present, a total of 25 complete-plants commissioned all over the world. - Solid and qualified experience in ceramic-bodies formulation and manufacturing processes. - Inventor and developer in SACMI and SITI-B&T Group of the New Extrusion Technology process, some variants of which have been later patented as “Gres Estruso Rapido” and “Grestream”. - In-field research of raw material and deposit-exploitation, (working country: China, Viet Nam, Thailand, India, Malaysia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, USA, South America). - Technological support to any ceramic industrial production, either by pressing or extrusion - R&D direction and support.

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ceramic dry pressing

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ceramic drying technology

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ceramic extrusion

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ceramic floor tile

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ceramic glazing

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ceramic product decoration

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ceramic quality

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ceramic technology

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ceramic tile

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ceramics drying

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monolithic ceramic

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roof tile


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1983   PhD   Geology   Bologna University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2001 to 2008

 

Siti-B&T Group

 

Technological Department

 

Director

 

He was technological director and chief of laboratory.

1994 to 2001

 

SACMI Imola

 

Technological Department, Heavy Clay Division

 

Director

 

Chief of Heavy Clay Division laboratory.

1991 to 1994

 

MORI s.p.a.

 

Laboratory

 


 

Chief Technologist.

1988 to 1991

 

Cooperative Ceramic of Imola

 

R&D Department

 


 

Vice Director

1985 to 1988

 

Marazzi Ceramics Group

 

R&D

 


 


1983 to 1985

 

University of Bologna

 

Mineralogy Institute

 

Researcher

 



Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Pressed Tiles:project management,testing and commissioning of any operation's process,product development,plant setup,raw materials selection and processing,body formulation and development,production's troubleshooting on both floor and wall tiles,quality control and efficiency improvement, production and process control auditing,on-site training of production personnel, production control systems,R&D direction and support.
  • Roof Tiles:Full support on the latest fast technology;from forming to packaging in less than 4 hours;roller dryer and kiln setting;raw materials and body composition suitable for roller technology;all technological and engineering aspects covered.
  • Body and Raw Materials:extensive and qualified experience in all ceramic and body compositions, on-site raw materials research,mines and quarries management and exploitation,complete set of laboratory investigation,raw materials selection, analysis and report,industrial body test support and management.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Clay expert for consulting on Clay Roof Tile Manufacture.
  • Expert in dry pressing for consulting on Vermiculite base product for sealing applications.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Organize and manage any ceramic production process, either by pressing or by extrusion. At present, 24 complete plants commissioned all over the world. Solid and qualified experience in ceramic bodies' formulation and production processes. Inventor and developer of “Grestream” extrusion technology for SITI-B&T Group. Field research of raw material and deposit exploitation, (working Country: China, Viet Nam, Thailand, India, Malaysia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, USA, South America). Technological support to any industrial production. R&D direction and support.
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Italian   Mother Language
English  
Spanish  

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

Areas of Specialization: Floor and Wall Tiles, any typologies; Roof Tiles and heavy clay in general; External Claddings.


 

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