Refractories

Refractories and Your Business – Why It’s Important To Make the Right Choice

There are many things that need to be taken into consideration when you are looking at purchasing refractories for your business. If your business utilizes an industrial kiln or furnace, the choosing of your refractories are going to be a very important part of the process that will determine the level of quality that your furnace or kiln is able to provide. There are so many things that need to be taken into account throughout the process, including the types of material that you are looking for in a refractory, types of chemicals the materials will be exposed to and the amount of money that you are looking to spend in the process. Take your time, evaluate all of the options that we provide here at BNZ Materials Inc., and determine which of our products is going to be the best one for you based on a variety of different conditions.

What Are Refractories?

Refractories are a material that are typically nonmetallic, heat resistant and are used in a variety of different applications including furnaces and reactors. They are typically used in units that produce a large amount of heat that would otherwise warp or damage other materials. They are able to stand up to the stress of day-to-day usage and many of our products are able to stand up to chemical corrosion as well. Refractories are necessary for any heating application that is going to go above 1000°F. Many of our products are actually able to stand temperatures well above that level, making them appropriate for a wide range of different applications.

The actual term refractory refers to a number of different characteristics. The composition of a given refractory will determine exactly […]

By |July 19th, 2014|Refractories|Comments Off on Refractories and Your Business – Why It’s Important To Make the Right Choice
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    Understanding Refractories and Making the Right Choices For Your Business Understanding Refractories and Making the Right Choices For Your Business

    Understanding Refractories and Making the Right Choices For Your Business

Understanding Refractories and Making the Right Choices For Your Business

Are you considering investing in refractories for your business but would like to learn more about them before making the investment?  Investing in refractories is a huge investment for any business, and you need to make sure that you are able to make smart, educated decisions by seeking out expert advice from a team of highly professional individuals that can help walk you through the different options you have available, in order to find the one that makes the most sense.

Refractories are materials that are non-metallic, heat resistant and are most often used in the linings of furnaces, reactors, and other units that produce a large amount of heat.  Refractories have to be able to stand up to the stress that will be placed on them in a day-to-day basis, and withstand corrosion by chemical agents as well.  Depending upon what you will be using the refractories for, and the application of the materials, there may be different requirements that your company may have in order to get the right materials.  Refractories are necessary for heating applications that will get anywhere above 1000°F.  Refractories are generally much better at this than metal materials that businesses had used in the past.

The term ‘refractories’ refers to a broad spectrum of different materials that have the characteristics previously referred to.  They also must be able to provide the containment of substances at those high temperatures as well.  The composition of a specific type of refractory material will depend upon how it is going to be used.  Each refractory material may be different, and take on a wide variety of different shapes depending upon the number of different factors. Typically, refractories are going to be one of three […]