• Plibrico Refractory Construction - Midwest Operations

Plibrico Refractory Services –
Midwest Operations

949 S. Broadway Avenue
Salem, OH 44460
(330) 337-0573

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Refractory Installation Services

Plibrico’s Midwest Operations offer complete turnkey refractory installation services. Our experienced project managers are on-call to consult with you on your unique installation. We provide free inspections and prompt quotations; 24-hour emergency service is available.

  • Shotcrete and Castable Pumping
  • Refractory Demolition
  • Gunite
  • Plastic Gunning (HyRATE®)
  • Expert Firebrick Laying
  • Injectable Hot Spot Repairs
  • Plastic Ramming
  • Ceramic Fiber Installations
  • Grouting
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Castable Forming and Pouring
  • Furnace Door Refurbishment

Structural Service

  • Furnace Door Fabrication and Repair
  • Walkway & Handrail Fabrication & Repair
  • Furnace Car Fabrication and Repair
  • Ladle Lid Repair and Fabrication
  • Structural Steel Repairs

Mechanical Services

  • Furnace Door and Car Drive Repair
  • Exhaust Duct Fabrication, Repair and Installation
  • Equipment Upgrades and Installation
  • Plant Maintenance

Refractory Products

Our fleet of dedicated trucks provides prompt local delivery of our complete line of in-stock refractory products.

  • Castables
  • Insulating Firebrick
  • Plastics
  • Metallic and Ceramic Refractory Anchors
  • Firebrick
  • Ceramic Fiber and Insulating Board Products
  • Service Mixes

Custom-Engineered Precast Refractory Shapes

Plibrico’s Midwest Operations team is your solutions provider for quality, custom-engineered precast shapes. Formed to your exact specifications, our Redi-Shapes precast shapes are ready to install to reduce downtime and achieve lower repair costs. Our Redi-Shapes precast shapes are manufactured, cured and baked-out in our controlled conditions to optimize refractory properties and service performance.

Our custom-engineered precast shapes manufacturing capabilities include:

  • Lintels
  • Aluminum Troughs
  • Door Jambs
  • Dry Skid Block
  • Door Sills and Ramps
  • Wall and Roof Panels
  • Hearth Block
  • Burner Block

Replacement Tile Kits for Cleaver-Brooks Boilers
Plibrico Midwest Operations also offers aftermarket replacement tile kits for Cleaver-Brooks package boilers. Backed by our expertise in precast shape manufacturing, the Midwest Operations team is well-positioned to provide high-quality replacement tile kits that are designed and manufactured for a true fit.

View Cleaver-Brooks Replacement Tile Kits Sell Sheet (PDF)

Combustion Services

Your All-In-One Complete Combustion System Solution

Refractories and burners work together to create an environment that facilitates efficient combustion while protecting the surrounding equipment from the intense heat and by-products of combustion. Their synergistic relationship is essential for maintaining operational efficiency, prolonging equipment lifespan, and ensuring safety in high-temperature applications.

Rockford Combustion and Plibrico unite their strengths to offer complete combustion systems.

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  • Integrated Engineering Solutions
    • Customized engineered valve train solutions
    • Valve proving
      • Climates down to -20°F
      • 24vdc, 120 & 230 vac controls
      • Lockable valves
      • Pilot-line assemblies
      • Flexible compensators
    • Build-to-spec solution
    • Importable 3D models and certified drawings
  • Standard and Custom Fuel Management Solutions
    • Standard valve trains (1/2” to 2”) up to 7,500 SCFM
    • Customized valve trains up to 22,500 SCFM
  • Technical Support and In-Field Support
    • Professional, highly-trained team of technical support advisors
      • Gas Fitter 1 licensed field service specialists
      • TSSA licensed 1, 2, and 3
      • General Motors IMT certified
      • ICI journeyman electrical licensed
  • Ongoing Annual Inspection Audits
    • Ensures that all valve trains are working at optimal performance and operating within standards compliance
    • Customers will receive an inspection and compliance report with NFPA 85/86/87 inspection standards
  • Training and Education
    • Workshops and webinars that teach employees how to improve combustion safety to be in compliance with NFPA 85/86/87
    • Participants will receive their Combustion Safety Certificate upon completion of training

Contact us to Get More Details or email us at contact@plibrico.com

Major Industries Served

Plibrico’s Midwest Operations provide refractory installation expertise in a variety of industries, including:

  • Steel
  • Boilers (all types)
  • Aluminum and Non-ferrous Metals
  • Incinerators (all types)
  • Minerals Processing

Facility Information & Location

32,000 sq. ft. facility including:

  • 6,000 sq. ft. Redi-Shapes® manufacturing facility
  • 15,000 sq. ft. in-house refractory installation capabilities
  • 9,000 sq. ft. warehouse
  • Two crane bays with one 10-ton and two 5-ton cranes
  • Two 3″ and two 4″ refractory pumps
  • Refractory bake-out furnace

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  • Plibrico® Plastic Refractories

    Clay/Air Bond

    Product Name%Al2O3Service LimitSDS
    Plibrico®Super F AB58%2900F / 1590CSDS
    Plibrico®60 AB58%3100F / 1705CSDS
    Plibrico®80 AB78%3200F / 1760CSDS
    Plibrico®90 AB90%3400F / 1871CSDS

    Phosphate Bond

    Product Name%Al2O3Service LimitSDS
    Plibrico®55 S54%3000F / 1648CSDS
    Plibrico®68 S68%3100F / 1705CSDS
    Plibrico®68 SA68%3100F / 1705CSDS
    Plibrico®85 S Special83%3300F / 1815CSDS
    Plibrico®90 S90%3400F / 1870CSDS
    Plibrico®SiC 80(80% SiC)2700F / 1480CSDS

    (fine grain – soft)

    Product Name%Al2O3Service LimitSDS
    Plibrico®SR 6868%3100F / 1705CSDS
    Plibrico®SR 8583%3300F / 1815CSDS
    Plibrico®SR 9088%3400F / 1870CSDS

    Plibrico HyRATE® Plastic Refractories – Gunning Grade

    Clay/Air Bond

    Product Name%Al2O3Service LimitSDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®Super F AB43%2900F / 1595CSDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®60 AB60%3100F / 1705CSDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®80 AB78%3200F / 1760CSDS

    Phosphate Bond

    Product Name%Al2O3Service LimitSDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®68 S68%3100F / 1705CSDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®85 S Special84%3300F / 1815CSDS