How 3D Printed Ceramics Are Made
Posted by Tom Evans on 19-08-2022
3D printing is quickly becoming the preferred manufacturing process for customers seeking small quantities of ceramic shapes with complex designs. Using CAD software and specialist technology, 3D printers allow you to produce ceramic shapes that a) have complicated designs with tiny features that would be unachievable through other methods, b) are more economic to produce in lower quantities, and c) are simpler to change and update the designs of over time. IPS Ceramics provides bespoke 3D printed pieces (amongst many…
Why Use Cordierite for Pizza Stones?
Posted by Tom Evans on 03-08-2022
Our range of refractory ceramics, such as cordierite and silicon carbide, are traditionally used as ‘kiln furniture’ for tableware, sanitaryware and other similar industries. They also turn up in more unexpected places though – from silicon carbide’s use in the electric vehicle battery industry to cordierite’s use for pizza stones. A pizza stone is a square, rectangular, or circular plate used to hold a pizza during cooking, essentially acting as a baking tray that’s more conveniently shaped for pizzas. The…
Experts in Technical Ceramics
Established in its present form in 2009, IPS Ceramics evolved from the merger of several leading manufacturers of high-temperature ceramics, all bringing a bank of expertise. Today’s IPS team collectively boasts 250+ years of experience in ceramic technology, including design, material selection/specification and manufacturing. We can rapidly and expertly evaluate possible technical ceramic solutions for your specific application or a whole host of manufacturing, engineering and laboratory demands.
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