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IPS Ceramics' 2022: A Retrospective

IPS Ceramics’ 2022: A Retrospective

Posted by Tom Evans on 21-12-2022

It’s been another busy year for IPS Ceramics. As is tradition, we’ve looked back at the year that was and have tried to condense it into an easily digestible blog post. Come join us as we look back at IPS Ceramics’ 2022… Employees New and Old At the very start of the year, after many years in the ceramics industry, our former warehouse manager Paul Thorley retired. We hope he’s enjoying his retirement and spending more time with his family.…

IPS Ceramics at ASEAN Ceramics 2022

Upcoming Expo: ASEAN Ceramics 2022

Posted by Tom Evans on 28-11-2022

Ian Wright, IPS Ceramics’ Operations Director, will be at ASEAN Ceramics 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand. ASEAN Ceramics is Southeast Asia’s leading international exhibition of machinery, technology and materials for manufacturing white-ware, heavy clay and advanced ceramics. Taking place annually in Thailand and Vietnam on alternate years, ASEAN Ceramics provides the ASEAN region with the world’s leading technologies, equipment, solutions, know-how and best practices available in the ceramics industry. IPS Ceramics manufactures ceramic products to a wide range of industries including…

IPS Ceramics - New Truck and Livery

IPS Ceramics’ New Truck (and New Competition)

Posted by Tom Evans on 09-11-2022

We at IPS Ceramics have recently updated our delivery truck which we use to deliver ceramic products throughout the country to a newer, more efficient model. As part of this, we’ve also taken the opportunity to update the livery. The design is based on the design made for our conference room wall (the creation of which you can read about here). This design can also be found on our expo stands, business cards, email signatures and more. We think you’ll…

3D Printing

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?

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…

Upcoming Expo: Ceramics Expo 2022 IPS Ceramics

Upcoming Expo: Ceramics Expo 2022

Posted by Tom Evans on 29-07-2022

Following on from our recent shows at Ceramitec and Ceramics UK, we will be exhibiting at Ceramics Expo in the USA this August. Here are the details of the show: Ceramics Expo One of North America’s leading ceramic exhibitions and conferences, Ceramics Expo brings the global ceramics and glass supply chains together to source the latest materials, components and technologies while discussing the challenges and opportunities facing the modern ceramics industry. When is it? 30th – 31st August 2022 Where…