Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories

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Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics and Refractories obtains EPD®...

Our SEPR Italia plant, known for producing refractory blocks for glass furnaces and iron and steel markets, obtained EPD certification for its Magmalox®...

Why Choose Silicon Carbide for Kiln Furniture Components?

Discover why Silicon carbide is perfect for creating kiln furniture because of its hardness and chemical and thermal shock resistance.

Engineering Ceramics in Mining & Mineral Processing

Saint-Gobain provides precision-made engineered ceramics in the mineral processing chain, from ore extraction to processing and transporting.

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Systems for Kilns & Furnaces

Systems for Kilns & Furnaces

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Discover Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ comprehensive range of ceramic products and solutions - designed, developed, and manufactured...

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Specialty Ceramics

Specialty Ceramics

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Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ extensive range of specialty ceramic products – ideal for use in the harsh environments typical in broad...

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Wear Resistant Technologies

Wear Resistant Technologies

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Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics and Refractories have developed a range of wear resistant technologies using alumina oxides (Al2O3 and ZTA) as well as...

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Iron and Steelmaking

Iron and Steelmaking

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Refractory materials from Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories' offer excellent performance and life in steel making applications.

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Foundry

Foundry

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Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories leverages its extensive expertise to provide innovative, reliable refractory solutions for all ferrous and...

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Total Burner Solution for Energy Efficiency and Carbon Reduction

Total Burner Solution for Energy Efficiency and Carbon Reduction

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Discover Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ extensive range of total burner solutions for industrial heating applications.

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Aluminum

Aluminum

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Advancal® aluminium reduction cell material from Saint-Gobain offers extended service life through improved oxidation and corrosion resistance.  

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Copper Furnaces

Copper Furnaces

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Refractory materials from Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories offer excellent performance and extended service life in the most critical...

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Zinc

Zinc

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A wide range of refractories for the zinc industry.

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Armor

Armor

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Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories is a world-leader in the delivery of innovative, reliable and consistent ceramics for composite armor...

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Petrochemistry, Syngas and Hydrogen

Petrochemistry, Syngas and Hydrogen

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Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories offers unparalleled refractory lining design, engineering, products and services to the global...

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Waste to Energy Solutions with Silicon Carbide

Waste to Energy Solutions with Silicon Carbide

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Discover Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ range of high performance refractory solutions for thermal waste treatment in waste to energy...

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Filtration

Filtration

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Crystar® Filtration Technology provides highly efficient microfiltration with consistent retention, low energy consumption and excellent filtrate quality...

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Heat Treatment

Heat Treatment

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Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories has been designing and manufacturing high performance refractories for demanding atmosphere furnaces for...

Case Studies

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LO-MASS® ULTRA Plate Systems in Fuel Cell Substrate Firing

LO-MASS® ULTRA 4 mm plate systems are an innovative and highly functional plate system to replace conventional or thicker plate systems in fuel cell substrate firing.

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T-Clip® PRO Tile System in Refrax® Top Material

Challenge: The old system with potential for the heavy ash / slag build-up in upper levels falling could endangering personnel when they entered the boiler.

Norflow A 973 used to replace conventional low cement castable for open top ladle application.
Norflow® A 973 to Reduce Ladle Patching and Repair

Challenge: The castables has to be resistant to erosion and impact due to metal pouring into the ladle. It needs as well to reduce the ladle patching and repair.

Foundry, refractories, steel melting, iron melting, photo, aluminum melting, iron, steel, furnaces, non-ferrous metals, metals foundry
Blast furnace main troughs

Challenge: Aggressive oxidation leads to high porosity & low resistance. Root cause analysis of higher frequent repairs & lower yield.

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes high performance and building innovative solutions to the challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection.
NORVIBE® Dry Vibrated Cements Case Study

Challenge: cements can be made with high-quality, pure raw materials that are engineered to achieve maximum performance

Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ entire product portfolio is designed to ensure longer service life under extreme conditions, ensuring longer burning campaigns, reduced maintenance frequency, and lower replacement costs.
Waste to Energy Solutions for Optimal Energy Production

Challenge: The questions around boiler ash hoppers and how Saint-Gobain monolithic materials represent the ideal long-term waste to energy solution to costly breakdown, maintenance and repair issues.