Imerys Ceramics has in-depth knowledge of the specific properties of each mineral & kiln furniture in the various grades providing added-value for your applications:

APPLICATION

 
Sanitaryware

World N°1 in prepared bodies & minerals for sanitaryware

Imerys Ceramics, the world leader in industrial mineral solutions, is your trusted partner for efficient sanitaryware production.

Imerys Ceramics has the largest product portfolio on the market: ball clays, including English references, extra white kaolins, a range of chamotte, feldspars and talc for body and glaze solutions.

Our strategy is to deliver improved performance and greater productivity with the ultimate aim of helping our customers achieve ever higher yields and design possibilities.

Leader in supplying sanitaryware industry with kiln furniture solutions

From your first installation to the optimization of existing lines, Imerys Ceramics is your partner of choice to meet your technical and business challenges.

 
Tableware

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.

 
Wall and floor tiles

World leading supplier of minerals for tile bodies, frits, glazes and engobes.

Imerys Ceramics manages the extraction and transformation process of high quality ball clays, feldspars, kaolin, talc & quartz for the tile industry.

Our customers can rely on the quality and consistency of our products, the technical expertise of our development and sales teams for the formulation of tile bodies, frits, glazes and engobes.

 
Fiberglass

Optimized mineral solutions for reinforcement fiberglass manufacturers.

Imerys Ceramics produces air-floated and water-washed kaolins specifically developed for the reinforcement fiberglass market. Our products have high levels of alumina and low levels of iron and alkali. Such properties help ensure the finished fiberglass product's resistance to chemical and physical attacks.

We provide our customers with consistent high-performing raw materials which helps them to improve the efficiency of their processes.


VALUE-ADDED OFFER

Our kaolin is well suited for the production of Printed Card Board

  • Consistency of the batch physical and chemical properties;
  • Chemical stability of the glass;
  • A streamlined glassmaking process;
  • An optimized production cost;
  • Emissions reduction.

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

 
Roof tiles

World leader in designing and manufacturing H and U-type firing supports.

Ceramic supports for roof tiles have played a key role in the industrialization of the manufacturing process and Imerys Kiln Furniture has been a pioneer in their development.

Kiln furniture for roofing tiles products are made of Cordierite-Mullite. 
Several compositions have been developed to ensure the best resistance for your operating conditions.

Made-to-order engobes 

Engobes are a mixture of minerals applied to a roof tile before glazing for decoration and to make the tile more durable to weathering. 

Imerys Ceramics offers a wide variety of colors with either matt or brilliant finishes enabling consumers to make an original feature of their roof tiles for example for new buildings, or even to imitate the patterns on old weathered roof tiles which usually take years to develop.

Imerys has over 100 references for engobes, and each one has been designed for a specific customer.

 
Technical Ceramics

Cost effective and long term raw materials & bodies to Technical Ceramic manufacturers

Imerys Ceramics portfolio for technical ceramics includes industrial minerals (kaolins, talcs), technical & alumina porcelain bodies, steatite and cordierite bodies.

Our bodies are perfectly suitable for highly complex shapes and lead to DIN standards specifications.

Leader in the development of kiln furniture solutions for technical ceramics manufacturers

Imerys Ceramics offers a large range of solutions for box-saggars, batts, beams & props to build your own firing structure.
The high quality body composition (silicon carbide, cordierite, mullite, alumina and zirconia) is a solid cornerstone to the custom-building of the required kiln furniture properties.

 
Electrical Porcelain

From low to ultra high voltage AC & DC porcelain insulators

Imerys Ceramics’ guaranteed consistent minerals help you to maintain constant high yields during the production of insulators. 

Our mineral solutions contribute to the high performance of your electrical porcelain insulators to safely maintain and distribute energy and power in all environments.

VALUE-ADDED OFFER

Imerys Ceramics’ mineral solutions have a number of unique properties:

  • Very high consistency;
  • Very high levels of plasticity;
  • High mechanical strength;
  • High alumina content;
  • Low iron and carbon contents.

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

 
Boiler additive

Imerys offers Aurora™ solution to the power and steam industry.
Aurora™ is a patented combustion-enhancing additive engineered to treat a boiler’s fireside system against the slagging, fouling and corrosion that occurs as a result of burning fuels high in volatile alkalis such as agro-waste, biomass, coal, MSW, pellets, wood and more.

VALUE-ADDED OFFER

  • Reduced maintenance costs;
  • Increased boiler availability;
  • Improved heat rates;
  • increased fuel flexibility.

Most requested products by our customers:

  • Mineral Solutions: Aurora

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

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