• Complete Refractory and Furnace Engineering

Complete Refractory and Furnace Engineering

Plibrico’s refractory and furnace engineering team provides years of experience with almost every heat containment application. Our refractory and furnace design engineers will analyze each project, and provide installation drawings, Heat Loss calculations and the professional recommendations needed to save time and money throughout the project.

Our engineering expertise includes:

  • Material take-off on all Plibrico products as applied to individual applications
  • Detailed refractory drawings and anchor layouts
  • Complete design of all metal processing furnaces including:
    • Aluminum melting and holding furnaces
    • Aluminum launder troughs
    • Aluminum furnace modification
    • Heat treating furnaces
    • Re-heat furnaces
  • Boiler applications and related structures
  • Energy conservation programs and update
  • Heat Loss calculations and recommendations
  • Incinerator update in refractory materials and construction
  • Stack design

Engineering Library

View engineering drawings from many of our successful installations:

  • Plibrico® Plastic Refractories

    Clay/Air Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico®Super F AB 58% 1595F / 2900C SDS
    Plibrico®60 AB 58% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®80 AB 78% 3200F / 1760C SDS
    Plibrico®90 AB 90% 3400F / 1871C SDS

    Phosphate Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico®55 S 54% 3000F / 1648C SDS
    Plibrico®68 S 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®68 SA 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®85 S Special 83% 3300F / 1815C SDS
    Plibrico®90 S 90% 3400F / 1870C SDS
    Plibrico®SiC 80 (80% SiC) 2700F / 1480C SDS

    (fine grain – soft)

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico®SR 68 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®SR 85 83% 3300F / 1815C SDS
    Plibrico®SR 90 88% 3400F / 1870C SDS

    Plibrico HyRATE® Plastic Refractories – Gunning Grade

    Clay/Air Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®Super F AB 43% 2900F / 1595C SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®60 AB 60% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®80 AB 78% 3200F / 1760C SDS

    Phosphate Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®68 S 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®85 S Special 84% 3300F / 1815C SDS