Kiln furniture for roof tiles

We offer a full range of kiln furniture for producers of ceramic roof tiles, with extended lifetime thanks to their high resistance to mechanical and thermal constraints.
Kiln furniture for roof tiles

Perfect roof tiles, every time

Imerys has developed a comprehensive set of high-performance cordierite, mullite and silicon carbide kiln furniture to match the specific requirements of roof tiles. 

We are the only manufacturer able to provide both cordierite and silicon carbide products and combinations of both.

Our large team of skilled designers is able to tailor any of these solutions to your specific needs. Thanks to our understanding of the market trends and our close collaboration with our roof tiles customers we bring innovative solutions to the market.

Imerys kiln furniture solutions for roof tiles guarantee:

  • A high degree of automation of roof tile handling
  • Excellent dimensional reproducibility for your roof tile products in terms of size and flatness, due to the exceptional dimensional accuracy and stability of our supports
  • Extended lifetime of our kiln furniture thanks to a high resistance to mechanical and thermal constraints 

Our technical offer includes:

  • Upright firing of roof tiles
  • Automated handling process of tiles
  • Firing temperatures up to 1050°C or higher with our “Combo-U-Cassettes”
  • Firing cycle times between 25 and 50h
  • Homogenous firing of tiles

  • Flat firing of roof tiles
  • Automated handling process of roof tiles
  • Firing temperature up to 1150°C with shorter cycle times (10-12h)
  • The homogeneous firing of roof tiles thanks to the sharp control of airflow
  • Excellent flatness of tiles
  • Allows all kinds of surface treatment: powder/glaze/engobes

  • Same characteristics as H-Cassettes
  • Tailored design with (or without) cordierite or silicium carbide inserts
  • Ensures a high versatility of your cassettes
  • Exclusive systems (patented) for integrated anti sticking SiSiC pads which can also be cast in your H-Cassettes for optimum e support of glazed tiles

Kiln car refractories:

  • Extended lifetime of product
  • Good thermal insulation

Download a technical datasheet or a brochure about all our kiln furniture solutions at our secure download center, or get in touch to discuss your kiln furniture needs.

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