Combining an extensive portfolio of performance materials with in-depth technical knowhow, we help our customers to overcome a wide range of production challenges to improve yield and margins and create higher quality ceramics.

Whether you’re seeking processing enhancements such as faster casting rates and lower energy costs, or facing product performance issues such as excessive cracking and warping, we’ll work with you to develop effective solutions.

With experience in ceramics stretching back more than 300 years, today we offer solutions from premium mineral deposits around the world, providing customers with fast, responsive technical support via our innovative TechTalk service .


We work with customers worldwide across a broad range of segments, including:

  • bricks, pipes and roof tiles
  • ceramic bodies 
  • craft pottery 
  • frits, glazes & engobes
  • sanitaryware (e.g. kitchen sinks, shower trays)
  • technical (electrical porcelain, laboratory ware, abrasives & grinding media)
  • tiles
  • tableware


The breadth of materials in our ceramics portfolio enables us to meet customers’ individual needs with solutions that meet a diverse range of physical, chemical and functional requirements. Solutions include:

  • clay (refined & shredded)
  • cristobalite
  • dolomite and calcium carbonate
  • feldspar & feldspathic sand
  • flint pebbles
  • kaolin
  • nepheline syenite
  • prepared ceramic bodies
  • silica (sand & flour)
  • wollastonite

Ceramics Selector Tool

Browse our Ceramics Selector Tool  to find the minerals you need for your ceramics applications. The tool offers Sibelco’s entire range of performance minerals for ceramics as well as guidance on recommended usage and technical information.

We also offer a Craft Pottery Ceramic Bodies Product Range Selector Tool to help you choose the best ceramic product.

Technical support

TechTalk technical support service  gives you fast and easy access to advice and insights into mineral technology and ways to improve product quality and processing efficiency.

Please get in touch today to find out more and begin a free trial.


How can we help you?

Whatever quality or efficiency challenges you’re facing, we can help.

With operations in more than 40 countries worldwide and an expansive distribution network, we’ll develop the right solution for you.

Please contact us to discuss current challenges and needs or future projects. We’re here to help.