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HarbisonWalker International (HWI) has been serving the aluminum industry for over half a century, and today it is one of the top refractory suppliers to the world’s largest aluminum producers. When you choose HarbisonWalker International, you’re choosing quality without compromise.

Every order is backed by aluminum application specialists who form close partnerships with our customers. We design custom solutions, manage inventory, and offer dedicated testing. Our partnerships result in energy savings, increased campaign life, and efficiency within the plant. We stay at the forefront of emerging technology and offer training to all of our customers.

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Proven Refractory Products:

ARMORTECH, DV-38®, VERSA-TECH, CRYLA®, and KALA®

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Availability:

  • Dedicated sales personnel ready to respond 24/7/365
  • 19 manufacturing plants producing refractory products in North America, Europe, and Asia
  • 30 North American global sourcing centers providing one of the quickest response times in the refactory industry
    • Usually shipping with same-day or next-day delivery
    • Staging and shipping to anywhere in the world
    • Ready-to-ship inventory of our best-selling refractories

Global Projects & Engineering:

  • Specialists in new projects offering a range of services, from refractory product supplier all the way to full installation partner
    • Greenfield construction
    • Manufacturing and plant modernization
  • Serving the advanced engineering needs of existing facilities
    • End-to-end delivery of refractories: drawings, products, and installation
    • Strong conceptual drawing capabilities with meticulous attention to detail

Installation, Service, & Support:

  • Support from HWI’s network of premier contractor/installers
  • Available benefits of a Value-Added Service (VAS) team:
    • Single-source responsibility that delivers cost savings
    • Just-in-time delivery of refractory materials, ensuring the freshest product on the jobsite
    • Inventory solutions
    • Quick response times, minimizing outages and downtime
    • More in-depth knowledge of your business, yielding the best refractory solutions
    • Embedded HWI team members and resources at your site
  • Our Advanced Technology and Research Center is the largest facility in the United States devoted to refractory development, quality assurance, and failure analysis.

Education & Training:

  • Ongoing educational seminars at our Advanced Technology and Research Center
  • Customized, on-site training for customers upon request
  • Webcasts and video training modules upon request

 

Products
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AL CLEAN A-94 A 95% alumina porous plug English
ALCOR® An 80% alumina, phosphate bonded brick English
ALCOR® 32 An 80% alumina, phosphate bonded brick with an alumina metal penetration inhibitor English
ALCOR® 60 A cured, phosphate bonded high alumina brick, non-wetting to aluminum metal English
ARMORKAST 80AL C ADTECH® An 80% alumina, aluminum resistant, coarse aggregate castable
ARMORLITE® 85AL An aluminum resistant, 85lb/ft3, insulating castable English
ARMORTECH 65AL A 65% alumina, aluminum resistant, dense castable
ARMORTECH 65AL C A 65% alumina, aluminum resistant, coarse aggregate castable English
ARMORTECH 65AL ON-LINE A 65% alumina, aluminum resistant, fast-curing castable English
CLIPPER® DP A super duty fireclay brick
CORAL® BP A burned, phosphate bonded 80% alumina brick
CRYLA® An alumina-silica brick English
DV-38® An 80% alumina, burned, phosphate bonded brick
EXPRESS® ARMORKAST 80 AL MAX An 80% alumina, aluminum resistant, free flowing castable English
GREENGUN®-85 P PLUS An 85% alumina, phosphate bonded gunning plastic English
GREENKLEEN®-60 PLUS A 60% alumina, andalusite containing low cement castable
GREENLITE®-45-L AL PLUS A 2500oF rated lightweight castable with resistance to molten aluminum
GREENSET®-85 P An 80% alumina, phosphate bonded mortar
H-W ES CASTABLE C AL A fireclay, aluminum resistant, coarse aggregate castable
HPV®-ESX CASTABLE A fused silica castable designed for thermal shock resistance
KALA® A 50% alumina brick
KALAKAST AR® ADTECH® A 60% alumina castable designed for alkali resistance English
KAST-O-LITE® 22 G PLUS A 2200°F rated lightweight gunning mix English
KAST-O-LITE® 22 PLUS A 2200°F rated lightweight castable
KAST-O-LITE® 30 LI PLUS a 3000°F, low iron, insulating castable
PLASTECH® 85P STD An 85% alumina, phosphate bonded plastic refractory
UFALA® A 60% alumina brick shape English
ULTRA-EXPRESS® 70 AL A 70% alumina, free-flowing, ultra-low cement dense castable English
ULTRA-GREEN® 45 A 45% alumina, low cement castable
VERSA-TECH 55 AR HS PLUS A low cement, alkali resistant castable
VERSA-TECH MW 55 AR PLUS A low cement, lower density, alkali resistant castable English
VERSAFLOW® 65/AL C ADTECH® A 65% alumina, low-cement castable
VERSAFLOW® 70 C PLUS A 70% alumina, coarse aggregate, low-cement castable
VERSAFLOW® 70AL SC PLUS A 70% alumina, low-cement castable with silicon carbide and molten aluminum metal resistance English
VERSAFLOW® 80 C PLUS An 80% alumina, coarse aggregate, low-cement castable
VERSAFLOW® THERMAX® AL ADTECH® A vitreous silica, low cement, aluminum resistant castable English

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Spotlight

  • HWI Hires Senior Director of Marketing

    Steven Sternberger has joined the company as senior director of Marketing, effective June 30, 2017. >
  • HWI Announces CEO Transition

    Stephen Delo retired as chairman and chief executive officer, effective June 30, 2017. The HWI Board of Directors has elected Carol R. Jackson to be HWI’s next chairman and chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2017. >
  • A Higher °Degree of Safety – July Issue

    Here at HarbisonWalker International, we take safety seriously. Now, with key partnerships in place, HWI is proud to extend our safety mantra to all of our customers and partners. >
  • New Plant Updates

    Visit our South Point Plant webpage to get the latest updates on the construction of our new plant. >