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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…

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…

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IPS Cares #2: Helping Others Be Greener

Posted by Tom Evans on 02-09-2019

IPS Ceramics believe that it is our collective duty to look after our planet and are dedicated to leading by example on this front. To this end, we’ve produced this series of news stories looking at how we’re working to be more environmentally conscious and how we can help the industry – and your company – be greener too. Our last post discussed what we’ve done in the office to be more environmental. This post will look at two case…