Meybod Tile: New Sacmi Plant
Meybod Tile, the long-standing Iranian company is going to install a new high quality single-fire tile production plant.
The complete plant, capable of, via the use of red bodies, making the most of current market trends in terms of quality and quantity and giving Meybod Tile, thanks to Sacmi technology, renewed market leadership.
The plant, due to be started up in the opening months of 2013, includes two continuous 41,000-litre mills complete with the most modern grinding control systems, plus an 11,000-litre spray dryer to provide high output rates with maximum flexibility. The obtained red body powder is fed into a battery of three 5,000-ton presses, each with an infeed clearance of 2250 mm, together with the relative EVA983 vertical dryers. Output will also include large tiles, made using latest-generation presses that ensure perfect geometry, outstanding productivity and considerable energy and gas savings. Glazing follows the classic dictates of the market, with the addition of new application systems that allow the company to stay at the forefront of design with glazed surface quality of the very highest order. Further on along the line are two FMS kilns with a 2850 mm inlet clearance, each 110 m long, allowing an annual output of 6 million square metres with minimal waste and maximum firing efficiency. To complete the order there is a cutting-edge, completely automated storage system that makes use of all-new laser-guided vehicles and 3 Nuova Fima sorting units of unparalleled performance that make the product suited to both the internal market and the most demanding export market.