Non Ferrous Foundry

Non-Ferrous Refractory Solutions

Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories‘ solutions for non-ferrous melting operations deliver unparalleled performance in the harshest operating conditions, including excellent corrosion, oxidation and chemical resistance and maximum service life.


Primary and secondary non-ferrous metallurgy processes require engineered refractory solutions that help produce the cleanest metal while achieving extended and consistent service life.


With its years of experience linked with our strong drive to provide innovative solutions, Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories delivers fully customized solutions for any melting challenges.


A suitable product is available for any combination of metal processing equipment. NORVIBE™ and HeatKing™ dry vibrated cements, NORCAST™ castables and other specially designed products are recognized worldwide for their high performance, extended service life and consistent quality.


The NORSHAPE™ product range features a range of prefabricated refractory parts including crucibles, launders, filter boxes and more; each allowing for easy and quick installation while delivering outstanding service life.


Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ lining products do not contain silica components commonly linked to EHS issues, and the company is proactive in ensuring the safety and well-being of users of its materials.


The use of alumina-magnesia refractory product solutions allows customers to reduce waste and improve steel quality.


A full solution package is available to customers, including installation and supervision, melting and yield performance audits and bespoke training packages.


What is the best mix for optimized copper melting performance?

The NORVIBE™ range of products is well suited for use in the working lining of a copper-melting coreless induction furnace.

The NORVIBE™ A 122 mix is a popular and proven choice for copper melting in many international markets. It offers excellent results with low metal infiltration ensuring performance, reliability and extended furnace campaign life.

Which products can address the issue of zinc infiltration close to the inductor when working with Zn-Mg alloy melting at temperatures under 500 °C?

The NORVIBE range has been specifically designed for installation around the inductor, with the NORVIBE A 126 A and NORVIBE K 130 ZN mixes being ideal for lower temperature applications. Both mixes exhibit excellent strength at lower temperatures, significantly reducing the risk of metal leakage and minimizing potential downtime.


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