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Sponsoring Formula Student Teams since 2008

Zircotec is supporting an unprecedented number of Formula Student teams from the UK, Europe and around the World with more than 25 teams so far. This involvement forms a key strand of Zircotec’s program of educational support for the next generations of automotive engineers. Zircotec offers a programme of technical support for teams competing in [...]

By | 2017-07-26T15:10:33+00:00 June 30th, 2017|In the Press, Motorsport, News|Comments Off on Sponsoring Formula Student Teams since 2008

Zircotec Group will be exhibiting at NEC Automechanika 2017

Zircotec will once again be exhibiting at this year’s Automechanika Show, held at the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 6 to 8 June 2017. You will find us on Stand 6f40. Zircotec are specialists in heat management, and in particular, in plasma-spray processing and the production of high performance surface coatings and finishes. Zircotec’s technical specialists [...]

By | 2017-07-26T15:10:34+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|In the Press, Uncategorized, Zircoflex, Zircotec|Comments Off on Zircotec Group will be exhibiting at NEC Automechanika 2017

Zircotec’s performance coatings biggest contract ever

Secures biggest ever single contract Prestige automotive manufacturer commits to £1m deal for exhaust tail pipe coating from Zircotec. Heat management specialist Zircotec has secured its biggest ever single contract, to supply an ultra-durable ceramic performance coatings for the exhaust tail pipes of a premium European supercar. The £1m contract is for Zircotec’s Ultimate Range™. [...]

By | 2017-07-26T15:10:34+00:00 March 15th, 2017|In the Press, Zircotec|Comments Off on Zircotec’s performance coatings biggest contract ever

Zircotec motorcycle exhaust ceramic coating present on the Ducati Diavel Diesel

Zircotec motorcycle exhaust ceramic coating selected by Ducati & fashion company Diesel for the next limited edition Diavel bike Ducati has teamed up with fashion company Diesel to create a truly original limited edition bike - to be called the Diavel Diesel. Designed by the Ducati Design Center and Creative Director of Diesel, Andrea Rosso, the [...]

By | 2017-07-26T15:10:34+00:00 February 7th, 2017|In the Press|Comments Off on Zircotec motorcycle exhaust ceramic coating present on the Ducati Diavel Diesel

ZircoFlex® Gold heat shields launched at the AutoSport International Show

Zircotec launches best-in-class heat shield ZircoFlex® Gold Heat management specialist Zircotec claims the best heat shield product on the market just got better. At the Autosport Show in January, the company will launch ZircoFlex®  Gold which offers increased reflectivity over existing ZircoFlex®  materials, providing even greater levels of thermal protection. ZircoFlex®  Gold is the latest development [...]

By | 2017-07-26T15:10:36+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|In the Press, Motorsport, News, Zircoflex, Zircotec|Comments Off on ZircoFlex® Gold heat shields launched at the AutoSport International Show

Engineering magazines look at Zircotec and powertrain innovation

Zircotec and our products have been featured in two respected industry magazines this month, Engineering Materials and Automotive Megatrends. The first article is a piece on the aesthetically pleasing appearance of the Performance Colours™ range, discusses its heat resistant properties and how it is gradually becoming a de rigueur OEM requirement for manufacturers of high [...]

By | 2014-08-19T08:53:58+00:00 June 30th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Engineering magazines look at Zircotec and powertrain innovation

Lamborghini selects Zircotec for its new Murciélago SuperVeloce

Automobili Lamborghini has selected Zircotec to supply a high performance thermal barrier coating to help reduce the weight of its new Murciélago LP670-4 supercar. Zircotec's coating reduces the need for heat shields whilst still allowing heat sensitive lightweight materials to be used in close proximity to the exhaust pipe. The technology also protects other heat [...]

By | 2014-08-19T11:47:26+00:00 June 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Lamborghini selects Zircotec for its new Murciélago SuperVeloce

DAMAX Race Engineering – Experience with Ferrari Exhausts

Based near Silverstone, Damax Race Engineering is run and managed by Robin Ward who has been involved in high level motorsport for many years gaining experience through World Championship Sports Cars, European and British Touring Cars, World and European Rally Championships, FIA and British GTs. Robin Ward of DAMAX comments... "Having used Zircotec's coatings on [...]

By | 2014-08-19T11:56:40+00:00 May 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on DAMAX Race Engineering – Experience with Ferrari Exhausts

Use of Zircotec coating on Koenigsegg’s CCX supercar

The Competition Coupe X offers incredible performance, dispatching 0-100km/h (62mph) in just 3.2 secs with an 806 bhp engine helping the car achieve over 295 km/h (183mph). Installing the bespoke 4,700cc engine in a sleek aerodynamic carbon fibre body means packaging space is at a premium. The result is a very restricted engine bay with [...]

By | 2014-08-19T11:58:35+00:00 April 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Use of Zircotec coating on Koenigsegg’s CCX supercar

Use of Zircotec Diamond Black Coating by Lamborghini

Automobili Lamborghini selected Zircotec to supply a thermal barrier for its one million Euro Reventón car. Lamborghini needed a durable solution that protected the composite bodywork and components at the rear of the car. Traditional paint finishes were unable to meet the stringent quality and durability requirements set by Lamborghini. Zircotec delivered not only a [...]

By | 2014-08-19T13:03:25+00:00 March 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Use of Zircotec Diamond Black Coating by Lamborghini

Zircotec Coating Use on Classic Aston Martins

Desmond J. Smail is one of Europe's leading specialists in the service, restoration and sales of classic Aston Martins (see www.djsmail.co.uk). Desmond uses the Zircotec coating on his cars to reduce underbonnet temperatures, help prevent temperature-related degredation of sensitive components and reduce heat soak. Desmond Smail comments..... "Most classic cars have very poor thermal management [...]

By | 2014-08-19T13:15:10+00:00 February 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Zircotec Coating Use on Classic Aston Martins

Team Dynamics Racing & British Touring Car

Zircotec's Performance White coating is currently being used by Team Dynamics Racing on the exhaust manifold and collector of their British Touring Car. Oliver Collins, Manager of Team Halfords comments... "Here at Team Halfords we are always looking for that little bit extra. With the Zircotec coating on our exhaust system’s we get much cooler [...]

By | 2014-08-19T13:17:48+00:00 January 19th, 2014|In the Press, Motorsport, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Team Dynamics Racing & British Touring Car

Zircotec coating helps prevent fuel air locks in endurance race car

Zircotec's ceramic coating was used on a Honda Civic race car to allowed its team to realise the true capacity of its petrol tank. The team achieve a best ever 6th place in the 2008 Britcar 24 hour race. Zircotec's exhaust coating permitted the team to fill the car with an extra 16 litres of [...]

By | 2014-08-19T13:18:44+00:00 December 19th, 2013|In the Press, Motorsport, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Zircotec coating helps prevent fuel air locks in endurance race car

Turbo Dynamics offers Zircotec Coatings on turbochargers

Zircotec's Performance White and Performance Colours coatings are used by Turbo Dynamics on various turbocharger casings. Peter Marsh, Turbo Dynamics Managing Director, comments... “The coating provides a real benefit wherever under bonnet temperatures are an issue. The coating protects under bonnet components that might otherwise be damaged through heat radiation, whilst general under bonnet temperatures [...]

By | 2014-08-19T13:22:34+00:00 November 19th, 2013|In the Press, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Turbo Dynamics offers Zircotec Coatings on turbochargers

Feedback on Formula Student Racing Car

Every year Zircotec supplies thermal barrier coatings to a number of teams entering the Institution of Mechanical Engineering Formula Student Competition, though 2008 was the first year that our Performance White coating was used on the University of Hertfordshire car. Tighter packaging at the rear of the 2008 car led to reduced space being available [...]

By | 2014-08-19T13:27:10+00:00 October 19th, 2013|In the Press, Motorsport, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Feedback on Formula Student Racing Car