Refractories Consultancy

At Lucideon, our experts provide refractories consultancy services to our clients in a range of high temperature industries – glass, cement, petrochemical, iron/steel and enviro/energy.

We provide the following consultancy services, backed up by our refractories materials testing, refractories training services, to the following sectors of industry:

Manufacturers of refractories:

  • Material development programmes
  • Independent validation of refractories products or designs
  • Refractories raw material evaluations
  • Advice on equipment and procurement
  • Process benchmarking and improvement.

Clients who use refractories in high temperature processes:

  • Refractories failure investigation and causal analysis
  • Independent site inspection
  • Post mortem analysis
  • Refractories improvement planning
  • Auditing of refractory use
  • Refractories training
  • Performance optimization
  • Refractories design
  • Material pre-delivery audit.

Refractory installers:

  • Refractories failure investigation
  • Problems with material properties or installation
  • Technical advice
  • Refractories training.

Original equipment manufacturers:

  • Independent advice in the event of problems in service or installation
  • Validation of materials
  • Advice on performance enhancement.

Insurers, loss adjusters, health and safety providers, legal professionals and commercial organizations:

  • Independent evaluation of refractory materials, components, installation, quality, performance and design issues
  • Loss causation attribution
  • Market advice and surveys.

We attended the final meeting of the consortium partners in Leoben, Austria, 20 September '15 where the consortium delievered a final set of agreed guidelines to be applied to refractory testing.  A full report of the meeting and the wrap up of the research phase of the project can be seen here.

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Resources

  • Guidance Document

    Lucideon Guide to Refractory Testing for the Glass Industry - Fusion-Cast Refractories

    pdf 478 KB

  • Guidance Document

    Ten Top Tips for Refractory Installation - Get it Right First Time!

    pdf 560 KB

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