Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories offers a wide range of products and services to accommodate a diverse array of operating conditions in both ferrous and non-ferrous foundries.


The popular NORTON® foundry range includes NORVIBE™ dry vibration monolithics dry vibrated cements (DVC), NORCAST™ castables and NORRAM™ ramming mixes. Each of these versatile products offers reliable performance in induction furnaces, pouring or holding furnaces, ladles or launders.


Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories‘ service portfolio encompasses refractory design, installation, supervision and process auditing to improve operating performance.


Innovative, cost-effective solutions enable customers to meet current economic and environmental challenges, including carbon footprint reduction and energy savings.

Solution By Equipment

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Ladle & Other

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The refractory lining of ladles used for molten metal transfer and pouring is key to the casting quality, efficiency and smooth operation of any foundry.
Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories supplies an optimized range of high performance materials designed to ensure long service life of these essential components; including dry vibrated cements (DVC), castables, bricks or repair mixes suitable for the hot face and insulation zone.


Is it possible to quickly and easily install a castable while maintaining product performance and service life?

The NORFLOW® range of self-flowing castables can be installed without the use of vibration tools or other vibration assistance. Compared to conventional castables, NORFLOW® offers excellent strength, homogeneity and erosion resistance while maintaining lower water content during casting.

Many melt shops operate with a single ladle - how quickly can a ladle be brought back into service following relining with refractory?

The NORFAST® product range has been specifically designed to address this issue. NORFAST® employs a special bonding system which enables quicker drying and sintering, ideal for rapidly bringing equipment back into service without impacting overall service life.


Brochures & Flyers
Foundry Iron & Steel - Brochure

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes high performance solutions.

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Brochures & Flyers
Foundry Non Ferrous - Brochure

Saint-Gobain well known NORTON® Dry Vibration Monolithics, Castables and even the Ramming Monolithics are used with outstanding success in induction

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