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For 75 years, HarbisonWalker International (HWI) has been entrenched in the power generation industry. No one understands your need for a nimble, flexible, responsive refractory partner better than we do.

We offer one of the widest selections of products to address every installation need, including refractory brick, plastics, castables, gunnites, and shotcretes. We also offer unique solutions such as Emisshield®, a proprietary emissivity coating that has been successfully used in applications to decrease fuel usage, increase production rates, and extend refractory life.*

HWI knows the costs involved when units are offline and offers refractory materials that have been engineered to promote the fastest possible dry-out schedules to get your units back online. Discover the reliability that is HarbisonWalker International.

Our ability to constantly research, adapt, and support new customer processes means that we may already have the products in our portfolio to meet your changing needs. Or our dedicated application specialists, engineers, and research and development team will work with you to find the solution that’s a custom fit.

We want to be the only call you’ll need to make. The HarbisonWalker International team and our materials are backed by experienced contractor/installers in the power generation industry, making us the trusted source for your refractory needs.

Proven Refractory Products:

Biomass products include:

  • KALA®, ON-LINE® 60G AR, VERSAFLOW® 45 PLUS, and PLASTECH® family

Leading brands in power gasification include:

  • Slagging (solid fuels)
    • AUREX® family, RESERV® 50, and SERV® 95
  • Non-Slagging (oil & gas fuels)
    • H-W® CORUNDUM and RUBY® SR

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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 refractory 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

 

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*Emisshield® coatings are manufactured by Emisshield Inc. Emisshield® is a registered trademark of Emisshield Inc.

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AUREX® 40 An alumina-chrome brick with 40% chrome English
AUREX® 60 An alumina-chrome brick with 60% chrome English
AUREX® 75 An alumina-chrome brick with 75% chrome English
AUREX® 90 An alumina-chrome brick with 90% chrome English
AUREX® 95 P An alumina-chrome with with 90% chrome and 3% phosphorous pentoxide English
CORAL® BP A burned, phosphate bonded 80% alumina brick
CORAL® PLASTIC 28-82 ADTECH® An 82% alumina, phosphate bonded refractory plastic English
ECLIPSE-60 P ADTECH® A 60% silicon carbide, phosphate bonded refractory plastic
ECLIPSE-70 P ADTECH® A 70% silicon carbide, phosphate bonded refractory plastic English
ECLIPSE-80 GR PLUS An 80% silicon carbide, cement bonded gunning mix English
ECLIPSE-80 P ADTECH® An 80% silicon carbide, phosphate bonded refractory plastic
EXCELERATE ABR PLUS A high alumina, phosphate bonded ramming mix with excellent abrasion resistance English
EXPRESS® THERMAX® ADTECH® A self flowing, cement bonded, vitreous silica castable designed for thermal shock resistance English
GREENCAST®-94 PLUS A 94% alumina, low silica castable
GREENGUN® ECLIPSE-73 P PLUS A 73% silicon carbide, phosphate bonded, refractory gunning plastic English
GREENGUN®-85 P PLUS An 85% alumina, phosphate bonded gunning plastic English
GREENLITE® CASTABLE 22 PLUS A 2200°F rated lightweight castable with fast dryout English
GREENLITE®-45-L GR ON-LINE® A 2500°F rated lightweight gunning mix
GREENPATCH-421 A 53% alumina, wet, air setting thick patching mortar
INSBOARD 2300-45 2300°F Higher Density (70% Silica) Vacuum-Formed Ceramic Fiber Board
INSWOOL® PUMPABLE 2300°F Ceramic Fiber Pumpable Material - formulated for pumping with special equipment.
INSWOOL®-HP BLANKET 8# A 2300°F rated, alumina silica ceramic fiber blanket
KALA® A 50% alumina brick
KAST-O-LITE® 19 L PLUS A 1900°F rated lightweight castable English
KAST-O-LITE® 22 PLUS A 2200°F rated lightweight castable
KS-4V PLUS A fireclay based, conventional cement castable
LO-ABRADE® PLUS A 2600oF dense, abrasion-resistant castable
MAGSHOT® A magnesia based, phosphate bonded gunning mix
NIKE 60 AR A 60% alumina, andalusite containing brick
ON-LINE® 57A A 60% alumina, rapid turn-around, low-cement castable English
PLASTECH® 50P STD A 50% alumina, phosphate bonded refractory plastic
PLASTECH® 70P STD A 70% alumina, phosphate bonded plastic refractory English
PLASTECH® 85P STD An 85% alumina, phosphate bonded plastic refractory
PLASTECH® 90P STD A 90% alumina, phosphate bonded refractory plastic
PLASTECH® RUBY® An alumina-chromium, phosphate bonded refractory plastic
RESERV 50
SERV® 95 An alumina-chrome brick with 92% chrome
SHOT-TECH® 45 LI A fireclay based, low-cement shotcrete mix
SHOT-TECH® 60 A 60% alumina, low-cement shotcrete mix
SHOT-TECH® THERMAX® A silica based, low-cement shotcrete with thermal shock resistance English
TUFSHOT® LI PLUS A fireclay based, conventional-cement, low iron gunning mix
VERSAFLOW® 45 PLUS A fireclay based, low-cement castable English
VERSAFLOW® 80 C PLUS An 80% alumina, coarse aggregate, low-cement castable
VERSAGUN® 80 ABR PLUS An 80% alumina, abrasion resistant, low-cement castable English
VERSAGUN® ABR PLUS A 60% alumina, low-cement gunning mix designed for abrasion resistance English
VERSAGUN® PH PLUS A fireclay, low-cement cunning mix English
VERSAGUN® THERMAX® ADTECH® A vitreous silica based gun mix which displays excellent properties and outstanding resistance to thermal shock for temperatures below 2000°F. English

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    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. >
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