The use of a multitude of ceramic materials has been a popular task in the creation and manufacture of thousands of objects of different forms, shapes, sizes and uses for many centuries. The processes used in ceramic grinding media have been elevated in years spanning the last two centuries and, in particular, since the end of the Second World War when heavy industry took off in leaps and bounds. This became necessary in order to meet the demands of rehabilitating and rebuilding a mostly Western society.
While this artistic and manufacturing rebirth continued unabated, ancient forms of ceramic grinding continued undisturbed. Today still, it still positively influences the modern manufacturing processes put in place. The next time you are at the entrance of your place of work, take a moment to view the structure’s form. Think on what materials may have been applied to it and also what purposes it serves, other than looking artistically splendid.
Bespoke ceramic grinding with mechanized processes takes care of other requirements when preparing foundations and surfaces of architectural structures. There is the important matter of the weather and the sun to take into account. Chemical processes during ceramic building take care of wear and tear where surfaces are able to withstand the daily glare of the sun and seasonally inclement weather. It also acts as sustainable heating and cooling mechanisms.
Similar practicalities apply in much smaller objects such as crockery essentially used for holding the food that we prepare and eat every day. Apart from the utensil being aesthetically appealing, it also acts as a temporary buffer against hot temperatures. The removal from the oven of food held in glass dishes and the drinking of coffee are just two examples that the layman can relate to.