Steel and Steelmaking

The steelmaking process, where molten iron becomes solid steel, involves several stages of thermal and chemical treatment requiring a variety of refractory linings that are compatible with many application conditions.


These linings must have excellent resistance to steel and basic slag corrosion, as well as high thermal shock and oxidation resistance.


Saint-Gobain services this market with innovative refractories solutions that present high performances and contribute to enhanced steel quality.

Solution By Equipment

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Industries Served

BOF Steel Route

Discover Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ range of solutions for the Basic Oxygen Furnace steel route.

EAF Steel Route

Discover Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ range of solutions for Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) steel shops.

Our Complete Portfolio Of Services

Design and Engineering

Customized solutions including refractory drawings, adjusted design and modeling capabilities designed to help minimize maintenance/relining frequency while reducing melting energy consumption.

Installation and Repair

High quality installation services are designed to optimize furnace performance. Installation services focus on customers’ individual operational constraints, including supervision, installation and intermediary repairs.


The latest methods and innovative installation techniques are shared with customers, ensuring the maximum service life and optimal operational safety conditions for any installation. 


Performance Audits

Experienced application teams offer performance audits and assessments, working in partnership with customers to explore potential savings offered by refractory consumption, energy management and CO2 balance programs.

R&D Support

Upfront analyses are available around all material choices. Rapid support and immediate technical assistance are available during both emergencies and routine operation.