Refractories and Metallurgy

Customers of the Refractories & Metallurgy application group are either refractorists or ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys foundries (for oxidation protection – Hot Metal Topping).

Natural graphite is a key ingredient used as an additive in many types of specialized Refractories like magnesia-carbon bricks.
Find out more information about Imerys Graphite & Carbon TIMREX® Natural Flake Graphite owned resources, in Canada and Namibia.

For the Hot Metal Topping, Synthetic and Natural Graphite Powders as well as Carbon Black are used.

Imerys Graphite & Carbon products provide the key characteristics required by these applications: proper size distribution and thickness, good purity, oxidation resistance and thermal conductivity.