Advanced Engineering Ceramics

With nearly forty years experience in the production and development of advanced engineering ceramics, International Syalons (Newcastle) Ltd. (ISN) are experts in the field. We are based in the North East of England and are the UK’s leading manufacturer of sialon and silicon nitride based ceramic products and powders.

In addition, we can offer a range of advanced engineering ceramic solutions such as alumina, zirconia and silicon carbide and can offer a complete solution to your advanced ceramic requirement. Please call +44(0)191 2951010 or email for an initial consultation with our technical sales team or send us a Request for Quote.

Syalons are advanced silicon nitride based ceramics and are amongst the strongest and most durable ceramic materials known. Their outstanding properties allow them to compete with other engineering ceramics and refractories such as zirconia (ZrO2), alumina (Al2O3) and silicon carbide (SiC) in many diverse industrial applications. Syalons, also known as SiAlONs, were the world’s first commercially available advanced ceramic alloys.

Latest News

3D Printed Syalon Impellers for High Temperature Microturbines

Armed with innovative 3D printing technologies, engineers have designed a new generation of microturbines capable of unparalleled operating efficiency at higher speeds and elevated...

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3 Key Benefits of Printed Ceramic Materials

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, has been on the rise since the early 1980s yet it is still considered an immature technology. The first...

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AM Silicon Nitride Ceramics

Ceramic Solutions: Additive Manufacturing High-Quality Silicon Nitride Components

Technical ceramics possess numerous properties that make them attractive engineering solutions for challenging applications. They largely outperform industrial-grade polymers and metals for high-temperature operation,...

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International Syalons and SILCA at Hannover Messe 2019

Visit International Syalons and SILCA/Calsitherm at Hannover Messe 1–5 April 2019 at Stand L08, Hall 3, in the Ceramic Applications area.

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Outlining Diamond Grinding of Ceramics

Advanced ceramics manufacturing comprises three essential stages: raw powder processing; forming; and sintering. This generally describes the process of consolidating a powder-based feedstock and...

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British Ceramic Confederation Membership

International Syalons are delighted to announce their British Ceramic Confederation (BCC) membership. The BCC are a professional organisation who represent the collective interest of all sectors of ceramic...

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Contact Details

International Syalons (Newcastle) Ltd
Stephenson Street
Willington Quay
Tyne & Wear
NE28 6TT

Tel.: +44(0)191 2951010
Fax.: +44(0)191 2633847