Problem: Spalling of existing lining happened after just a few months, reducing service time of furnace....

Problem: Operational difficulties and frequent ramp-ups caused the conventional refractory segmented tiles in the 28 burners to become dislodged leaving the burners with exposed bare steel and worn refractory....

Problem: The end user was looking for a way to extend the lifetime of this type of melting furnace. The previous products used in this type of furnace were not holding up to their expectations....

Problem: Clench headers traditionally experienced hot spots prematurely using conventional refractory due to improper thermal dry-out during unit start-up....

Problem: Existing lids were damaging existing lid support structure, and failing within 6 months...