Industries / Sectors
Industries / Sectors
IPS Ceramics work with a wide range of industries, manufacturing kiln furniture and technical ceramic products for companies around the world. From established manufacturers crafting traditional pottery to experimental start-ups inventing the latest technology, we have the ceramic knowledge and expertise to enhance your processes and deliver results.
IPS are always looking for more industries to work with. With over 250 years of collective experience in manufacturing ceramics, we have a strong and far-reaching portfolio of bespoke ceramic solutions which help push new and established industries forwards.
Our complete range of cordierite and silicon carbide kiln furniture is used in the tableware industry due to its dependability at high temperatures.
In the Sanitaryware sector, our cordierite and silicon carbide kiln furniture is used for its strength, heat resistance, and ability to carry heavy loads. Click here for our full brochure.
The Powder Metallurgy sector commonly uses our cordierite plates and technical ceramic products, including alumina tiles, trays, tubes and more.
Our cordierite and silicon carbide kiln furniture is commonly used in foundries for their excellent strength in high temperature applications.
|Investment / Lost Wax Casting
The investment / lost wax casting industry is served by our specialist investment casting range, including casting plugs, notched rods and pouring cups.
The aerospace industry commonly uses silicon nitride and silicon carbide due to their immense strength, toughness and wear resistance.
The manufacturers of new technologies commonly use our technical ceramics, particularly alumina and steatite, due to their stability, strength and ability to be formed into a wide range of shapes and sizes.
|Electric Vehicle (EV) Battery Manufacturing
The EV battery industry is served by our EV Battery range which includes cordierite setters, mullite saggars, alumina plates/modules, and silicon carbide furnace equipment. You can read our full EV Battery page here.
|Researchers / Laboratories
Laboratories, universities and researchers typically use our range of technical ceramics due to their stability, strength and ability to be formed into small components. You can read our full Laboratory page here.
|Electrical / Telecommunications Industry
The electrical and telecommunication industries commonly use our steatite and alumina products for their excellent dielectric properties.
The glass industry commonly uses cordierite kiln furniture, including large batts which are used to form glass sheets.