Monolithics for Steelmaking


High performance monolithic refractory solutions are essential in a range of steelmaking applications. Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ monolithic solutions use high-tech concretes to provide added value while ensuring that service life performance is perfectly in line with customer needs.

Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ steel experts are on hand to provide a full range of castables, including self-flowing castables, vibrating castables and ramming castables.

Features and Benefits

  • Higher corrosion resistance
  • Adjusted flowability for any customer need

Can Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ monolithic technology be used with all types of steelmaking equipment?

A number of monolithic refractory solutions are available to accommodate all steelmaking equipment. These solutions employ advanced technologies, ensuring high performance and extended service life regardless of the application.

What types of refractory monolithic technologies are available?

Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ extensive product portfolio includes:

  • Conventional castables
  • Low cement castables
  • Ultra-low cement castables
  • Cement-free castables
  • Self-flowing castables
  • Fast dry castables
  • Vibrating castables
  • Ramming castables
  • Shotcrete castables
  • Hot and cold gunning mixes
  • Hot casting repair mixes
  • Mortar
  • Pre-shaped monolithics
Matrix Engineered ULC High Alumna-Spinel Castable Developments

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Numerical Analysis and In-sity Measurements

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