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Tuffplant has been designed to meet the tempering needs of medium sized glass processing companies who wish to take control of their own tempering requirements.

A British-built tempering furnace with high specification components to give outstanding performance and reliability.

Tuffplant's parent company, CDS Group, have been manufacturing and exporting machinery for over twenty five years and have built up an impressive portfolio of customers around the world.

We operate out of offices and factories in Stoke-on-Trent, England and employ over sixty people in our design, manufacturing and installation facilities.

Although based in the UK, our activities are supported by a world-wide network of regionally located partners, agents and subsidaries. This regional representation ensures the highest quality of service and support.

Kilns & Furnaces Ltd 



Our sister company offers a wide range of induistrial furnaces, From Pre-heating & heat treatment metals to brazing and refining. For more information about Kilns & Furnaces please see

Kilns and Furnaces Ltd, has over 60 years of experience are one of the world’s largest manufacturers and exporters of kilns for pottery and all sectors of ceramics, furnaces for glass, metals and many other special heat treatment applications.

Their manufacturing base is in Stoke on Trent, England and they provide the highest quality solution for our clients, whatever the application or scale of production. Whether a hobby potter is looking to acquire their first kiln or an industrial producer seeking to increase firing capacity or replacing existing kilns with state of the art kilns, they will be more than pleased to utilise their expertise.

They have a tremendous range of standard products with a multiplicity of capacities. Their electric kilns commence at 25 litre capacity for the hobby ceramist through to 30 cubic metres for industrial applications. The gas models start at 100 litre capacity through to 80 cubic meters.

The temperature ranges covered are from 150C to 1800C with the main standard products having a maximum design temperature of 1300C.


Kilns & Furnaces Ltd 
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