HTT Special – Launch Pad Refractories

Corey Forster and John Bortner are guests for this special podcast on refractories used in the space industry. Before watching Perseverance take off on the Atlas V rocket this month, learn about the important role refractories play by enduring the nearly 1,000,000 pounds of thrust needed to launch the rocket into space. Tune in to learn about the different types of refractories used on launch pads, and how HWI developed and qualified the APOLLOCRETE product line specifically for this industry.

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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.