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IPS Ceramics - The Best Products for Santiaryware

The Best Kiln Furniture Products for Sanitaryware

Posted by Tom Evans on 01-12-2020

Firing sanitaryware offers a series of unique challenges – sanitaryware products tend to be bulky and heavy items which place significant structural demands on kiln furniture; they can have complicated designs which aren’t easily supported by singular flat surfaces; and they are fired at relatively high temperatures (up to 1280 °C / 2340 °F). It’s a demanding industry which requires dependable solutions. IPS Ceramics have designed many specialist products for the sanitaryware industry. What are the most commonly used items…

Benefits Of Kiln Furniture

4 Benefits Of Using Cordierite Kiln Furniture

Posted by Callum on 17-02-2020

Cordierite is commonly used to make kiln furniture for refractory applications, in part due to its good thermal shock properties, low thermal expansion and thermal conductivity. A relatively cost-effective material, cordierite kiln furniture is commonly used to hold and support products during heat-treatment processes (such as firing or sintering) at temperatures up to 1300 ºC (2372 ºF). At IPS Ceramics, we have a long-standing reputation for supplying cordierite kiln furniture to international ceramics industries. This extensive experience, spanning over a…

#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…