LEARNING FROM THE PAST, ENJOYING PRESENT,
LOOKING TO THE FUTURE

LEARNING FROM THE PAST, ENJOYING PRESENT, LOOKING TO THE FUTURE

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Without a doubt, VICAR’s growth has always gone hand in hand with its constant effort and investment in Research and Development. Both internally, as well as through external collaborations, VICAR has been linked to the study of new materials, developments, processes and various research projects. Due to the nature of its business, it is an essential activity in order to offer customers the most suitable products and innovative developments in accordance with market demands.

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Without a doubt, VICAR’s growth has always gone hand in hand with its constant effort and investment in Research and Development. Both internally, as well as through external collaborations, VICAR has been linked to the study of new materials, developments, processes and various research projects. Due to the nature of its business, it is an essential activity in order to offer customers the most suitable products and innovative developments in accordance with market demands.

PROJECTS

VICAR has participated and led several R&D projects, thanks to the specific programmes offered to companies, both nationally and throughout the European Union. The benefits are always positive, as they allow us to create allegiances with other entities and also create innovative products in relation with new production technologies that are always emerging in the market

PROJECTS

VICAR has participated and led several R&D projects, thanks to the specific programmes offered to companies, both nationally and throughout the European Union.
The benefits are always positive, as they allow us to create allegiances with other entities and also create innovative products in relation with new production technologies that are always emerging in the market

CORDIERITE ADVANCE MANUFACTURING

A project funded by the CDTI through the MANUNET transnational call for projects.

ADVANCED FEEDSTOCK FOR CERAMIC INJECTION MOULDING APPLICATIONS

Project “Advanced Feedstock for Ceramic Injection Moulding Applications”, funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through the Horizonte Pyme 2015 aid, of the State Plan for Scientific and Technical Research and Innovation 2013-2016.

CORDIERITE ADVANCE MANUFACTURING

A project funded by the CDTI through the MANUNET transnational call for projects.

ADVANCED FEEDSTOCK FOR CERAMIC INJECTION MOULDING APPLICATIONS

Project “Advanced Feedstock for Ceramic Injection Moulding Applications”, funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through the Horizonte Pyme 2015 aid, of the State Plan for Scientific and Technical Research and Innovation 2013-2016.

IBEROEKA

Iberoeka Project

“Development of High Performance Products for the Applications in the Construction and Nautical Sector from Agro-Industrial Waste and Polymeric Materials” granted by the CDTI and financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) within the Technological Fund Operational Programme 2007 – 2013.

ALFA GOLD

VICAR was awarded the Alfa de Oro prize in 1977, in recognition of its work for “the technical contributions made in the development of low-temperature artistic ceramic clays”

IBEROEKA

Iberoeka Project

“Development of High Performance Products for the Applications in the Construction and Nautical Sector from Agro-Industrial Waste and Polymeric Materials” granted by the CDTI and financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) within the Technological Fund Operational Programme 2007 – 2013.

ALFA GOLD

VICAR was awarded the Alfa de Oro prize in 1977, in recognition of its work for “the technical contributions made in the development of low-temperature artistic ceramic clays”

VICAR has participated in various projects, congresses and presentations related to research in the field of ceramics.
We haven’t stopped collaborating with Universities, Technology Institutes or other companies in the sector;
a business decision which has always yielded excellent results
VICAR has participated in various projects, congresses and presentations related to research in the field of ceramics.
We haven’t stopped collaborating with Universities, Technology Institutes or other companies in the sector;
a business decision which has always yielded excellent results

Through our new website, you will have direct and efficient access to all our products, services and solutions. We are moving forward and are committed to new technologies, making VICAR accessible to you, any time, any where.

Through our new website, you will have direct and efficient access to all our products, services and solutions. We are moving forward and are committed to new technologies, making VICAR accessible to you, any time, any where.

PUBLICATIONS

Published research with different award-winning authors in the ceramics sector.

+ Sintering behaviour of steatite materials with barium carbonate flux; Ceramics International 33 (2007) 1325-1329

+ Bulletin of the Spanish Society of Ceramics and Glass, E, VEla. Estudio de la sintetizacion de Cerámicas di eléctricas del sistema SiO2 – Al2O3-MgO; V 44 January-February (2005)

+ Rheological optimisation of a clay for the formulation of engobes for bell application; Técnica Ceramoca. (1998) (267):871-875

+ Plasticity and compositional characteristics of industrial clays from the mining area of Teruel (Spain); Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Mineralogía, 19 (1996), 101-117.

PUBLICATIONS

Published research with different award-winning authors in the ceramics sector.

+ Sintering behaviour of steatite materials with barium carbonate flux; Ceramics International 33 (2007) 1325-1329

+ Bulletin of the Spanish Society of Ceramics and Glass, E, VEla. Estudio de la sintetizacion de Cerámicas di eléctricas del sistema SiO2 – Al2O3-MgO; V 44 January-February (2005)

+ Rheological optimisation of a clay for the formulation of engobes for bell application; Técnica Ceramoca. (1998) (267):871-875

+ Plasticity and compositional characteristics of industrial clays from the mining area of Teruel (Spain); Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Mineralogía, 19 (1996), 101-117.

CONGRESSES AND CONFERENCES

Lecture: Industrial Ceramic Compositions, new proposals for the Sector.
First National Technical Conference on Ceramics. New Materials and their uses. Totana (Murcia) October 2010.

CONGRESSES AND CONFERENCES

Lecture: Industrial Ceramic Compositions, new proposals for the Sector.
First National Technical Conference on Ceramics. New Materials and their uses. Totana (Murcia) October 2010.

Study by DRX of the Evolution of the Crystalline Phases Present in Steatite Compositions; XIV Congress of the Spanish Society of Ceramics and Glass. Seville, 2005.

Comparative study of porous ceramic clays with different carbonates.

Study by DRX of the Evolution of the Crystalline Phases Present in Steatite Compositions; XIV Congress of the Spanish Society of Ceramics and Glass. Seville, 2005.

Comparative study of porous ceramic clays with different carbonates.

Parameters that affect the Dielectric properties of Steatite Porcelains, VII National Meeting of Electroceramics. Teruel, June 2005.

Influence of the Vitrea Phase on the Sintering and Properties of Enstatite Ceramic Materials, VI National Meeting of Electroceramics and V Ibero-American Conference on Electroceramic Materials. Castellón, June, 2003.

Parameters that affect the Dielectric properties of Steatite Porcelains, VII National Meeting of Electroceramics. Teruel, June 2005.

Influence of the Vitrea Phase on the Sintering and Properties of Enstatite Ceramic Materials, VI National Meeting of Electroceramics and V Ibero-American Conference on Electroceramic Materials. Castellón, June, 2003.

PATENTS

Patent ES20123148.
COMPOSITION AND PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING
REINFORCED PORCELAIN STONEWARE CERAMIC TILES.

The present invention belongs to the field of the preparation of formulations for the ceramic industry, in particular in applications of formulations for obtaining porcelain stoneware, both for the production of ceramic tiles and for the production of reinforced porcelain stoneware tiles.

PATENTS

Patent ES20123148.
COMPOSITION AND PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING
REINFORCED PORCELAIN STONEWARE CERAMIC TILES.

The present invention belongs to the field of the preparation of formulations for the ceramic industry, in particular in applications of formulations for obtaining porcelain stoneware, both for the production of ceramic tiles and for the production of reinforced porcelain stoneware tiles.

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