GUNTECH: A New Era of Gun Mix
Amidst the challenging landscape of 2020, HarbisonWalker International was able to celebrate a successful year for our focus on supplying a high-performance, maintenance gunning refractory solution. Following several years of benchmarking and development work, 2020 marked the first full year of GUNTECH™ 60 – a commercially available, 60% alumina, gunning monolithic that consistently meets the installation performance criteria of our customers.
Along with GUNTECH™ 60, HWI also introduced GUNTECH™ 60Z, GUNTECH™ 60AR and GUNTECH™ 65AL. All of HWI’s new GUNTECH™ gun mixes have been designed for easy installation without compromising installed properties. As the latest addition to our product portfolio, these mixes offer extremely low dust and rebound rates, a wide water range, and ON-LINE® rapid cure/rapid fire technology for faster turnaround.
This workhorse maintenance gun mix requires no pre-dampening and has a wide water range. Dryout can begin immediately after the material has set.
• Low rebound
• No pre-dampening
• ON-LINE® performance
• High strength (HMOR,CCS)
• Good abrasion resistance
This mix has all of the benefits of GUNTECH™ 60, but also contains zirconia for alkali and thermal shock resistance.
GUNTECH™ 60 AR
This mix has all of the benefits of GUNTECH™ 60, but has been formulated for excellent alkali resistance.
GUNTECH™ 65 AL
This mix has of the benefits of GUNTECH™ 60, but contains an aluminum inhibitor for increased resistance to aluminum metal penetration.
Check back for more information regarding GUNTECH mixes soon. In the meantime, feel free to reach out to our Monolithic Product Manager Matt Carlson for any general GUNTECH related inquiries.
About HarbisonWalker International
With more than 150 years of industry leadership, HarbisonWalker International (HWI) is the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the United States. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company’s international network spans North America, Europe, and Asia, with 19 manufacturing plants, 30 global sourcing centers, and technology facilities in both the United States and China. Serving virtually every major industry that requires refractory solutions to enhance production and protect assets, HWI is consistently recognized for its talented experts, industry firsts, and intensely driven excellence.