Baslow Road, Totley, S17 3BL Sheffield
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Telephone +44 114 2356060
Fax +44 114 2356010


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GIFA 2015 hall map (Hall 10): stand E77

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GIFA 2015 fairground map: Hall 10


Steven Alcock

Department head/group leader
Planning, production scheduling

Totley Works
S17 3BL Sheffield, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

+44 112 235 5345


Our range of products

Product categories

  • 02  Melting shop
  • 02.05  Melting and holding furnaces, accessories
  • 02.05.01  Crucibles


  • 03  Refractories technology
  • 03.01  Refractory materials and products, insulating materials
  • 03.01.02  Refractory bricks

Refractory bricks

  • 17  Pattern and die making
  • 17.02  Pattern and die making materials and standard elements
  • 17.02.07  Ceramics


Our products

Product category: Ceramics


Dyson Technical Ceramics are globally acknowledged as a leading manufacturer of high performance zirconia flow control nozzles. Our principle market is the steel industry where zirconia nozzles are used to control and regulate the flow of molten steel during the continuous casting of billet.

A range of high density zirconia nozzles are available to suit the customers casting requirements. The use of high purity raw materials, fine grained technology and advanced forming techniques confers high density, high erosion resistant nozzles that can provide extended casting sequence times.

An extensive range of shapes and sizes are manufactured which includes nozzles for standard and all of the leading exchangeable metering systems.

Our product portfolio also includes the manufacture and supply of zirconia plate inserts that are used in the repair of sliding gate plates.

Dyson are the leading European manufacturer of zirconia atomising nozzles which are used for metal powder production within the PM industry. Nozzles of exacting dimensional tolerances are manufactured from yttria, ceria and magnesia stabilised formulations that combine excellent erosion resistance with enhanced thermal stress properties.

During our more recent history, Dyson have perfected the technologies to manufacture a range of technically advanced zirconia crucibles used for the melting of high purity alloys in the biomedical, aerospace and precious metal industries. Our product range has been recently enhanced to include a range of alumina and magnesia crucibles.

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About us

Company details

Dyson Technical Ceramics is a member of Dyson Group PLC and is focussed upon the production of high performance Zirconia and Tin Oxide refractory ceramics.

Dyson is a well-established UK based refractory company with over 200 years’ experience in manufacturing cutting edge refractory ceramics that are primarily used in the steel, powder metallurgy and glass industrial sectors.

During our rich history, Dyson have gained global recognition as a supplier of high performance products that provide cost effective solutions to the ever challenging requirements that our customers demand.

Our Research laboratories based at our Head Office in Sheffield employs product specialists that have ensured that Dyson Technical Ceramics remains at the forefront of ceramic technology. New ideas and innovations are borne from close and attentive dialogue with our extensive customer base generating development projects that can be rapidly and effectively transferred to production status.

A global network of representatives ensure that regular and effective service is provided to meet all customer requirements.

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Company data

Sales volume

10-49 Mio US $

Export content

> 75%

Number of employees