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Contact

Dr. Visvaldas Varzinskas
Institute of Environmental Engineering
Kaunas University of Technology
Donelaicio str. 20
Lt 44239 Kaunas
Lithuania
Tel/ Fax: +370 37 209372
E-mail: visvaldas@apini.lt

Description

The new design of the stoneware tile is based on the replacing of a glaze composition (elimination of lead) and a type of a flux as well as reducing raw material consumption.

Advantages

The new design of a stoneware tile enables company to reduce environmental impact of the product during its entire life cycle as well as to improve characteristics of a quality and appearance.

Innovative aspects (ecologic, social and economic)

Environmental Aspects
  • Reduction in raw material consumption - more than 2 t/ year;
  • Reduction in waste amount;
  • Reduction in hazardous substances consumption.
Economic Aspects
  • Total environmental impact of the product in production phase has been reduced by 45 % and in end-of-life phase - by 17 %.

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Current stage of development

Already on the market

Intellectual Property Rights

Country of origin

Lithuania

Country of application

Year

2010

National Contact Point

dr. Visvaldas Varžinskas
Aplinkos inžinerijos institutas (APINI)
Kauno Technologijos Universitetas
K. Donelaičio g. 20 - 307
44239 Kaunas, Lietuva

Tel: +370 - 37 - 20 93 72
Fax: +370 - 37 - 20 93 72

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