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Alumina Tubes Now Available in Our Online Shop

Posted by Alex Painter on 12-03-2019

Alumina tubes can now be ordered directly from IPS Ceramics with the launch of an online shop. Alumina is a highly durable material which is used for a variety of applications across the ceramics industry and in approximately 80% of engineering applications due to a combination of properties which excel in challenging conditions. From extreme heat; it can be used at a maximum temperature of 1600 degrees centigrade. It offers chemical resistance and cannot be corroded by water or steam,…

IPS Ceramics Celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary

IPS Ceramics Celebrates its 10 year anniversary

Posted by Liam Morgan on 27-02-2019

IPS Ceramics, based on the High Carr Business Park in Newcastle-under-Lyme, celebrates its tenth anniversary this year and does so while looking forward with great optimism to the years ahead. The company has forged a solid reputation as an expert voice in the field of high temperature ceramics and, while today operating from Europe, Asia and the USA, has its roots firmly embedded in North Staffordshire. [gallery columns="1" size="medium" ids="3147"] When IPS Ceramics was established at the Dyson Works in…

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Dave Street, Commercial Coordinator runs the Oxford half marathon

Posted by Liam Morgan on 11-10-2018

Dave Street, Commercial Coordinator, has recently ran the Oxford half marathon for his chosen charity – The Haywood Foundation. With an impressive time of 2 hours, 22 minutes, 7 seconds (in his first ever half marathon), Dave completed the run and was greeted by his wife Ruth at the finish line. Dave took up running 18 months ago and has since developed a strong passion for running and has made great “strides” during this time and in preparing to run this…

Ceramitec 2018

IPS Ceramics attending Ceramitec 2018

Posted by Liam Morgan on 13-02-2018

Meet IPS Executives at Ceramitec in April Sales director Phil Green, Operations director Ian Wright and Business Manager Alan Keenan will be in attendance throughout the show at this year’s Ceramitec exhibition (10-13 April 2018, Munich Trade Fair Centre, Germany). IPS will be promoting cordierite kiln furniture and a wide range of associated products. [gallery size="medium" ids="2424,2618,2420"] IPS cordierite ceramics are not only used in the ceramic industry itself – in the major sectors such as sanitaryware, tableware, technical ceramics…

Silicone Carbide Heating Elements - IPS Ceramics New Range

IPS Ceramics new range of Silicon Carbide Heating Elements

Posted by Liam Morgan on 07-02-2018

Furnace designers, manufacturers and users will all be interested to see the new range of silicon carbide (SiC) heating elements from IPS Ceramics, the technical ceramics specialist with bases in the UK, USA and Asia. This type of heating element is widely used in many high temperature electric furnaces, as well as in other electric heating devices. The new range of IPS heating elements are manufactured from recrystallised high-purity alpha silicon carbide (SiC), which is a superb performer in high…

Ian Wright Celebrates 40 Years Service at IPS Ceramics

IPS Ceramics director Ian Wright celebrates 40 years of service

Posted by Liam Morgan on 24-01-2018

IPS Ceramics has great pleasure in congratulating operations director, Ian Wright, on his recent completion of 40 years of service. Ian joined kiln furniture manufacturer Hewitt Refractories back in 1977, initially working in technical and quality control roles and then progressing to senior production management roles. When Hewitt Refractories became part of Dyson Group, Ian was appointed as manufacturing manager for the two kiln furniture production sites in Stoke on Trent, and eventually became manufacturing manager for Dyson Group in…