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What are Alumina Tubes Used For?

Posted by Callum on 11-08-2021

Alumina Tubes, as their name implies, are tubes made out of alumina. They are used for a wide range of industrial applications due to their diverse properties. What are these properties, which industries use them, and how are they used? Let’s find out: What is Alumina? The term ‘Alumina’ is just a short way of saying ‘Aluminium Oxide’. Making up around 15% of the chemical composition of the Earth’s crust, Aluminium Oxide is a very common material that can be…

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What Is Kiln Furniture Made Of?

Posted by Callum on 09-12-2019

At IPS Ceramics, we supply cordierite kiln furniture to the global ceramics industry and have done so for a collective 250+ years. The term kiln furniture is a broad one which encompasses a wide range of products, including: Kiln shelves Batts Tiles and plates Cover batts Tubes and beams Props and fittings Profile setters Rollers Saggars Stools T-cranks, Y-cranks and pin crank systems Kiln furniture must be stable, resistant to thermal shock cracking, lightweight, and able to withstand not only extreme…