Metals March

Mar 02, 2021 / Podcast

Welcome to Metals March!

Throughout the month of March, Griffin Patterson, HWI application specialist and renowned High Temperature Times™ podcast host, will take us on an incredible journey into the world of refractories for the ferrous and non-ferrous metals industries. Be sure to check back each Monday for a new episode.

For part one of this five part series on refractories for ferrous and non-ferrous metals industries, Anthony (Joe) Rigby joins High Temperature Times™ to discuss the copper industry. Between engineering workhorse products like NARMAG 60 CU and SUPER NARMAG 148 CU, developing and supporting an international customer base, and working with copper plants to design vessels capable of recycling copper alloy materials into pure copper wire, HarbisonWalker International has shown itself to be a critical supplier in supporting global copper production. For more information about the copper industry, reach out to us at

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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.




HarbisonWalker International manufactures a variety of mortars for a wide range of applications, service conditions, and purposes.

Metals March – Lead

HWI plays a key part in supplying refractory solutions for the recycling of depleted battery components.

Metals March – DRI

As iron and steel manufacturers delve into the DRI space, HWI will be there to offer total refractory solutions, continuing to make HWI your first and only call

Metals March – Aluminum

A global pandemic changed the face of aluminum production, and HWI stepped up...