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Technical Ceramics and Laboratory Research: Classic Materials Creating the Future

Posted by Tom Evans on 26-10-2020

Despite being known as a relatively old-fashioned material, ceramics are commonly used in ‘high-tech’ experiments performed by laboratories, manufacturers and universities, facilitating the invention and construction of tomorrow’s technologies. How are they used and what makes them so useful to researchers? That’s what we’re here to look at. The most common ceramics used in laboratories are technical ceramics. The term “technical ceramic” is used to describe a range of ceramic materials which have been designed to have a combination of…

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…

Kiln Furniture Silicon Carbide Kiln Car Setup

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…

#IPSCares No. 3: Greener Processes

IPS Cares 3: Making Our Services Greener

Posted by Tom Evans on 30-09-2019

IPS Ceramics believe that it is our collective duty to look after our planet and to lead by example on this front. This is why we've created #IPSCares: a series on how we’re being greener and are helping our industry be greener too. In the first post, we looked at things we’ve done to make our office premises greener to run. In the second, we discussed how we’ve worked with other companies to make their processes more energy efficient. Now…