Breaking Molds with Tile

At Cevisama 2016, presented in part by Tile of Spain, the Materials Systems and Processes group from Harvard University exhibited their latest ceramic tile systems and manufacturing process at the Trans-Hitos exhibit. The new strategy for customizing ceramic tiles entitled “Extruded Tesselation: Ceramic Tectonics” consists of automated cutting of extruded clay-based ceramic in a process whereby all the pieces are produced using the same extrusion die, reducing production costs.
Extruded Wall

What is most innovative is the structural use of ceramic to create straight, curved and angled walls. This is a practical attempt to delve further into alternative shaping processes such as 3D ceramic printing.… Continue Reading