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.
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- Coreless Induction Furnace
- Ladle & Other
- Pouring Furnace
Pouring and Holding Furnace
Does Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories offer solutions for every zone of a furnace?
Yes. A full range of products is available covering each furnace zone and its related equipment, including working lining, spouts, inductor or cover. Products include: Dry vibrated cements (NORVIBE™) Various castables (NORCAST®, NORFAST™, NORFLOW®) Pre-cast shapes (NORSHAPE™) Special mixes (NORRAM™, NORGUN™) A range of related products is available to meet individual customer requirements.
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.