Zirconia Ceramics

Dyson Technical Ceramics - Zirconia Ceramics

Dyson Technical Ceramics are specialists in manufacturing high performance Zirconia Ceramics.  With over 205 years’ experience in the manufacture of refractory ceramics and over 40 years’ experience manufacturing and continually improving Zirconia Ceramics, Dyson Technical Ceramics have developed a reputation of manufacturing high quality, high performance products.

Acknowledged as a centre of excellence, Dyson’s success stems from the material developments emerging from its Research and Development Laboratory (RDL) based in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

DysonTC’s quality and high service standards are backed up by its manufacturing facility based County Durham, UK.  The West Hunwick manufacturing facility adopts modern manufacturing principles and techniques to ensuring the changing demands of industry and customer portfolios.

To ensure Dyson’s customers are serviced effectively, Dyson have a global service network combine direct sales, agent and trusted distributors.  Dyson’s distribution network currently services over 37 countries.

Zirconia ceramics manufactured and supplied by DysonTC can be used in the following industries:

  • Metallurgy (including Steel, Powder Metallurgy, Foundry, Investment Casting, Precious Metals)
  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Petrochemical
  • Electronic

Dyson’s expanding range of zirconia ceramics include:

For a brochure or to enquire further about Dyson’s range of high performance Zirconia Ceramics please submit an enquiry via the Contact Us page.

Zirconia Ceramics Products

  • Zirconia Atomising NozzlesAtomising Nozzles

    Atomising Nozzles

    Dyson Technical Ceramics are principle manufacturers of high performance Zirconia Atomising Nozzles for use in the Powder Metallurgy industry. Atomising nozzles are available in a wide range of shapes and sizes, many to the requirements of individual customers.

    Applications include the casting and atomisation of Ferrous and Non Ferrous melts.

    One of the principle features of Zircatom™ nozzles is their close dimensional accuracy, which promotes stable flow characteristics under the most arduous conditions. The addition of specially selected stabilising oxides provides high strength, excellent erosion resistance and minimal cracking due to thermal shock/rapid cooling.

  • Sliding Gate plate InsertsZirconia Sliding Gate Plate Insert

    Sliding Gate Plate Inserts

    Dyson Technical Ceramics manufactures a range of high density zirconia sliding gate plate inserts, which are used within sliding gate plate applications. The inserts are generally used within a cast or pressed refractory plate.

    Sliding Gate Plate inserts are an excellent solution to increasing the life span of sliding gate plates. Once a sliding gate plate becomes worn,
    the worn material can be removed and a high density DysonTC Zirconia Plate insert can be cemented/cast in its place, therefore extending the life of the sliding gate plate.

  • Tundish Metering NozzlesTundish Metering Nozzles

    Tundish Metering Nozzles

    Dyson Technical Ceramics manufactures a comprehensive range of high performance Zirconia Tundish Metering Nozzles used mainly in the continuous casting of steel billets. Tundish Nozzles usually comprise a zirconia inner nozzle (often referred to as a “zirconia insert”) with a lower grade outer body such as Alumina, Zircon or Bauxite.

    For more detailed information please see below or alternatively, download one of our brochures.


  • Zirconia CruciblesCrucible Backing Material

    Zirconia Crucibles

    Dyson Technical Ceramics™ manufactures a wide range of high performance pressed Zirconia Crucibles, based upon partially stabilised Zirconia. Zirconia Crucibles are often used in the precious metals, aerospace and biomedical industries.  Applications include the investment casting of Nickel, Cobalt and Chrome containing alloys, along with high temperature melting and refining of Platinum Group Metals (PGMs').


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