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How is Silicon Carbide Made?

Posted by Callum on 19-08-2021

Silicon carbide is one of the most common materials used in the production of high-performance kiln furniture. It is often used in applications involving temperatures above 1300°C, its high resistance to creep (hot bending) ensuring a long service life. How do you make such a strong, dependable material and who helped develop it? Let’s find out: The Acheson Process Most of the silicon carbide used in industry is manufactured through the Acheson Process. The process was invented by Edward Goodrich Acheson…

IPS Ceramics offers ceramic spares and components for Ozone Generators

Ozone Generators: Purifying the Air We Breathe by Using Ceramics

Posted by Tom Evans on 14-09-2020

With airborne viruses on everyone’s mind at the moment, it won’t come as a surprise that many people are looking into utilising air purifiers. One of the most efficient type of purifier is the ozone generator, a powerful type of machine used by industrial cleaning companies as well as laboratories and hospitals. What many people don’t realise is just how important ceramics are to the functionality of the average ozone generator. This is understandable given that the average ozone generator…