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Zircotec expands its Abingdon operation with a dedicated EV and Low-Carbon manufacturing hub to meet increased demand

We are expanding our manufacturing capability by securing the neighbouring 10,000 square foot facility. The new site will be dedicated to support business growth within the Low-Carbon and Zero-Carbon vehicle sectors. Zircotec’s thermal management technologies have been adopted within a range of EV and Low-Carbon vehicle projects and this trend is expected to continue. [...]

2022-06-27T12:46:05+00:00June 23rd, 2022|In the Press, News, Zircotec|

Zircotec to support commercialisation of IPG Flameless Generator

Zircotec and IPG are pleased to announce their strategic development partnership aimed at advancing thermal insulation coating solutions for the IPG Flameless Generator. IPG, developer of the IPG Flameless Generator, and Zircotec, provider of surface coating solutions for thermal management, are pleased to announce their strategic partnership to explore incorporating Zircotec’s thermal insulation coatings [...]

2022-04-26T11:37:39+00:00April 26th, 2022|In the Press, News|

Zircotec Launch New Heat Shield – ZircoFlex® SHIELD

New heat shield technology delivers a massive 35% improvement compared to conventional heat shield solutions, reducing heat transfer by almost a quarter and providing significant surface temperature reduction, with up to a 125oC reduction achieved during testing. Automotive and motorsports heat management specialists Zircotec is launching a new heat shield solution, ZircoFlex® SHIELD which [...]

2021-03-10T10:38:25+00:00March 10th, 2021|In the Press, News, Zircoflex|

Zircotec helping to deliver carbon-zero truck engine revolution

After keeping things under wraps for nine months, world leading heat management specialists, Zircotec is proud to announce their involvement with Dolphin N2, now owned by FPT Industrial, and Brighton University, on an exciting and ground-breaking project to develop a new internal combustion engine that has the potential to transform the commercial powertrain market, [...]

2020-11-23T15:22:42+00:00November 23rd, 2020|In the Press, News|

Zircotec increase capacity ten-fold following £2.5M investment

Automotive and motorsports heat management specialists Zircotec, based near Oxford, is set to grow significantly this year, with a ten-fold increase in capacity. This follows a £2.5 million investment into much larger premises and new equipment. The workforce is also increasing to meet the exceptional demand. This comes after having to overcome some unexpected [...]

2020-09-15T09:39:27+00:00September 15th, 2020|In the Press, News|

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 [...]

2017-07-26T15:10:33+00:00June 30th, 2017|In the Press, Motorsport, News|

Zircotec exhibiting at Automechanika

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 [...]

2019-06-28T13:49:39+00:00May 23rd, 2017|In the Press, News, Zircoflex, Zircotec|

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 [...]

2019-06-28T13:51:17+00:00March 15th, 2017|In the Press, News, Zircotec|

Zircotec exhaust ceramic 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, [...]

2019-06-28T13:52:40+00:00February 7th, 2017|In the Press, News|

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 [...]

2017-07-26T15:10:36+00:00December 23rd, 2016|In the Press, Motorsport, News, Zircoflex, Zircotec|

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 [...]

2014-08-19T08:53:58+00:00June 30th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|

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 [...]

2014-08-19T11:47:26+00:00June 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|

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 [...]

2014-08-19T11:56:40+00:00May 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|

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 [...]

2014-08-19T11:58:35+00:00April 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|

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 [...]

2014-08-19T13:03:25+00:00March 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|

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 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 [...]

2014-08-19T13:15:10+00:00February 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|

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 [...]

2014-08-19T13:17:48+00:00January 19th, 2014|In the Press, Motorsport, News, Zircotec|

Turbo Dynamics offers Zircotec Coatings

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 [...]

2019-06-28T13:59:52+00:00November 19th, 2013|In the Press, News, Zircotec|

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 [...]

2019-06-28T13:58:29+00:00October 19th, 2013|In the Press, Motorsport, News, Zircotec|
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