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3 Reasons To Choose CNC Rapid Prototyping

3 Reasons to Choose CNC Rapid Prototyping for Ceramic Components

Posted by Callum on 04-03-2021

At IPS Ceramics, we offer a rapid prototyping service for clients looking to develop new shaped supports (setters) for their firing or heat treatment processes. Using our CNC routers, we can either machine your own designs or create a bespoke design using our experienced in-house design team. But why should you choose CNC rapid prototyping for your product development project? In this article, we’ll look at three reasons whilst exploring the rapid prototyping process. What is CNC Rapid Prototyping? CNC…

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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…