Quality issues in enameling of ceramic industry products

I. P. Georgilas, V. D. Tourassis

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Abstract

This paper details a set of quality issues associated with the enamelling of ceramic industry products. Enamelling is a common manufacturing process in the sanitary ware industry, where enamel is applied on the ceramic substrate to provide a coating of protection against corrosion and bacterial infection. This mass manufacturing process combines manual and robotic manipulation and presents unique quality issues. The issues identified in this paper are representative of a greater family of coating processes that deal with complex surfaces and pose special challenges for production and quality engineering departments.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEM 2007
Subtitle of host publication2007 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages1226-1230
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)1424415292, 9781424415298
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Event2007 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, IEEM 2007 - , Singapore
Duration: Dec 2 2007Dec 4 2007

Publication series

NameIEEM 2007: 2007 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management

Other

Other2007 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, IEEM 2007
CountrySingapore
Period12/2/0712/4/07

Keywords

  • Quality engineering
  • Robot manipulation
  • Surface coating

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Strategy and Management
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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    Georgilas, I. P., & Tourassis, V. D. (2007). Quality issues in enameling of ceramic industry products. In IEEM 2007: 2007 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (pp. 1226-1230). [4419387] (IEEM 2007: 2007 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management). IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/IEEM.2007.4419387