European leading supplier of mineral solutions for the tableware industry

From our unique product range of ball clays, feldspars, halloysite, kaolins, pegmatites to the pressing bodies and transparent glazes, Imerys Ceramics is a leading partner for tableware manufacturers

Whatever the specific requirement, Imerys Ceramics has the resources and the technical expertise to help customers achieve higher performance and greater productivity.

Leader in supplying sanitaryware industry with kiln furniture solutions

Kiln furniture performance is a key factor in manufacturing high quality tableware ceramics. With firing processes becoming faster and setting systems being automated, the accuracy and shape stability of kiln furniture becomes increasingly critical.

Raw materials Ceramic bodies Glazes Kiln Furniture Production Sites
Raw materials

Raw materials properties include:

  • A complete mineral range for tableware manufacturing with an unrivalled quality;
  • Outstanding mechanical strength and plasticity;
  • Very low levels of iron oxide and titania;
  • Exceptional whiteness and translucency.

Our worldwide technical support team is at your service and is dedicated to help you reach your Challenges.

Ceramic bodies

Suited for all production processes:

  • Isostatic pressing;
  • Casting / high-pressure casting;
  • Jiggering, jolleying & RAM pressing.

Our worldwide technical support team is at your service and is dedicated to help you reach your Challenges.

Glazes

Ready-to-use ceramic glazes in a form required for modern and traditional technologies: 

  • Spray-dried granulates; 
  • Slurry; 
  • Powder.

Our worldwide technical support team is at your service and is dedicated to help you reach your Challenges.

Kiln Furniture

Kiln furniture properties include:

  • High productivity and consequent profitability of firing lines through an optimized design, adapted to product mix, allowing an optimum setting density in the kiln and automated handling; 
  • Quality products: precise and stable geometrical dimensions of kiln furniture essential to produce high quality tableware pieces; 
  • Lower energy consumption, thanks to much lighter kiln furniture; 
  • Reduced maintenance and operating costs thanks to long life-time kiln furniture: high thermal stability, thermal shock resistance and chemical inertness.

Our worldwide technical support team is at your service and is dedicated to help you reach your Challenges

Production Sites

With Industrial facilities & blending platforms in Asia, Europe, Middle-East and the Americas, we have the resources to serve our customers anywhere in the world.

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