Unilin Adds Patent on Ceramic Texturing Technology

Waregem, Belgium, September 9, 2022-Unilin Technologies has announced the notice of allowance of U.S. patent application number 17/213,348.

The patent specifically relates to ceramic tiles whereby the structure is formed in the glaze and in register with the printed decor. 

This patent will be included in Unilin Technologies' comprehensive ceramic tile patent portfolio on Digital Surface Texture technologies. The SynchroTile technology package also contains important knowledge to create a surface texture via digital glaze such as patent EP2108524.

In addition, important patents have been granted to Unilin Technologies regarding digital powder glazing technology, such as patent EP2542426. It involves a glue being digitally printed in a predefined pattern and then a powder being spread onto the glue, creating embossed structures after vacuum removal of unglued powder and subsequent firing.

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