Testing capabilities for ceramics

With more than a century of experience in the field of ceramics, we’ve developed a deep understanding of our customers’ requirements and markets. This knowledge is shared globally with our Technical Support Teams, who are ready to help you achieve your goals.
In addition to our Imerys Technical Centers, we have set up a series of laboratories close to our customers and dedicated to their application.
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Analysis and testing to take your ceramics to the next level

At Imerys, we believe that understanding raw material properties is a prerequisite to achieving final ceramic product quality. Our cutting-edge ceramics laboratories are strategically placed around the globe to provide you with support services, tailored to your particular region.

On request, our ​​Technical Support Teams can make a detailed study of your product samples and consequently help you get the most out of your products.

Our global testing capabilities are essentially focused on providing finished product characterization services for tableware manufacturers. Testing capabilities include: fired modulus of rupture testing; edge chipping resistance; thermal shock resistance; firing cost analysis; surface characterization; analysis on silicate surfaces; dishwasher and microwave resistance; scanning electron microscopy; and mineralogy by XRD. 

Our testing facilities are located in Europe, North & South America, Western Asia, Middle East and North Africa. There, our Technical Support teams provide raw material and application testing services, including raw material analytical testing; raw material physical testing; raw material fired properties; full raw material analysis; and body analysis.

Get in touch with our ceramics teams to discuss the testing work they could do for you.