UCAR® Refractory Systems

RefractoryUCAR® Refractory Solutions

From the proven leader:

For more than 40 years, GrafTech has been providing the most successful blast furnace hearth linings in the world. Our high-quality, unique products combine to give the operator safe, efficient operation and superior lifetime.

The UCAR® Refractory Solution provides the following:

  • Reduced operating costs
  • Increased efficiency
  • Proven reliability
  • A safer environment

Products

Bricks, Blocks & Forms

NMA™ & NMD™ Brick NMH™ HotPressed™ Carbon BrickUMP™ MicroPore BlockUCB™ BlockGradeD™ Carbon Blocks & Shapes

NMA™ HotPressed™ Carbon Brick

Carbon particles with carbon bond, microporous structure, low permeability; a GrafTech™  Hot Pressed™ refractory brick.

Typical Applications

  • Blast furnace and submerged arc furnace walls

NMD™ HotPressed™ Semigraphite Brick

Graphite particles with carbon bond, microporous structure, low permeability and high thermal conductivity; a GrafTech™ HotPressed™ refractory brick.

Typical Applications

  • Blast furnace taphole
  • Blast furnace and submerged arc furnace taphole abutment
  • Blast furnace tuyeres and bosh

NMH™ HotPressed™ Carbon Brick

Carbon particles with carbon bond, ultra-low silica content, microporous structure, excellent chemical resistance; a GrafTech™ HotPressed™ refractory brick.

Typical Applications

  • Chemical processing when fluorine is present

Cement

C34™ & C46™ Graphite  C38™ Cement

C34™ Carbonaceous Cement

Two-component resin binder heat-setting cement for all GrafTech products.

C46™ Carbonaceous Cement

Single component resin binder heat-setting cement for all GrafTech products.

Advantages

  • User friendly
  • Easy cleanup with water
  • One component for easy preparation
  • Heat setting
  • High strength joints
  • Superior packaging for safe, secure storage

Graphite

CJR™, CBY™, CS™ & CSX™ Graphite   Click here for additional information about our extruded graphite products.

Grout

GR37™ Grout

GR-37 Graphitic Grout

Two component grout for re-establishing contact between lining and cooling.

Typical Applications

  • Blast furnace hearth wall

Ram

CP9 ™ HotRam RP4™, EZRam™ RP10 & Smart Ram® RP20RP3™ Ram

CP-9 Carbon Ram

Carbon hot ramming paste.

Typical Applications

  • Submerged arc furnace lining

RP-4 Carbon Ram

Carbon cold ramming paste; a UCAR® Ramming Paste.

Typical Applications

  • Blast furnace hearth pads
  • Tuyere surrounds

RP-10 Graphite Ram

Graphitic cold ramming paste; a UCAR® Ramming Paste.

Typical Applications

  • Blast furnace hearth pad
  • Stove infill
  • Bosh cooling plates

RP-20 SmartRam® Expanding Graphite Ram

Graphitic ram with specially treated graphite flake for self-correcting expansion; a UCAR® Ramming Paste.

Typical Applications

  • Blast furnace hearth pad
  • Tuyere surrounds
   

Proven Results for

  • refracmark

    ArcelorMittal

  • US Steel
  • Baosteel
  • Posco
  • Salzgitter
  • SSAB
  • Corus
  • BHP Billiton
  • XSTRATA
  • Samancor Chrome
  • Voestalpine
  • Thyssen Krupp
  • Severstal
  • RDME
  • Jindal
  • Tata
 UCAR® Refractory Systems: Cement and Grout Pricing
Unit Size

lbs

kg*

Total Price

C34™

Cement

10

35

175

4.5

15.9

79.4

$188.55

$385.95

$1387.70

C34 Cement Ordering Details

C34 Cement Ordering Details

C34 Cement Ordering Details

C38™

Cement

10

35

175

4.5

15.9

79.4

$198.04

$406.35

$1458.10

C38 Cement Ordering Details

C38 Cement Ordering Details

C38 Cement Ordering Details

C46™ Cement

50

22.7

$397.50

C46 Cement Ordering Details

GR37™

Grout

111

175

50.3

79.4

$1442.10

$2155.70

GR37 Grout Ordering Details

GR37 Grout Ordering Details

*kg weights are approximate

NOTE:

  • Prices above are in US dollars
  • These prices are on an “ex works” basis GrafTech’s location according to Incoterms as published by the International Chamber of Commerce
  • Prices above are valid for delivery times that coordinate with our normal production schedule at the time of ordering. Accelerated deliveries require extraordinary measures, resulting in additional cost. Please contact our sales office for a quotation.
  • All orders placed are subject to acceptance and to GrafTech’s standard terms and conditions. GrafTech’s liability to purchasers is expressly limited to the terms and conditions of sale.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • GrafTech’s liability to purchasers is expressly limited to the terms and conditions of sale.
  • Terms & Conditions

 

 

Current base prices for the HotPressed™ bricks, cements and rams most frequently used in UCAR® Refractory linings world wide (Please contact our sales office for pricing on other Refractory products):

Prices below are in US dollars and per metric ton for standard products

NMA™ Carbon Bricks

$7,235

NMD™ Semigraphite Bricks

$8,790

C34™ Cement

C38™ Cement

C46™ Cement

GR37™ Cement

LT1™ Tubes

Smart Ram® RP20 Ramming Paste

$8,370

EZRam™ RP10 Ramming Paste

$7,970

RP4™ EZ Ram

$5,840

GradeD™ Carbon Block

$5,150

  • prices are subject to change due to rapidly escalating raw material and manucfacturing costs; we ask you to always check with our sales office for the latest announced prices, which could deviate from the prices posted above
  • these prices are on an “ex works” basis GrafTech’s Lawrenceburg, TN, USA plant according to Incoterms as published by the International Chamber of Commerce
  • prices above apply for full pallet quantities of standard shapes and sizes
  • prices above are valid for delivery times that coordinate with our normal production schdedule at the time of ordering. Accelerated deliveries require extraordinary measures, resulting in additional cost. Please contact our sales office for a quotation (refractory.systems@graftech.com) and orders placed are subject to acceptance and to GrafTech’s standard terms and conditions

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Blast Furnace / SAF Reference Lists

The value in refractory linings are less in the properties you can read in a data sheet and more in the performance. GrafTech offers materials and design work as a complete concept  for long and trouble-free campaigns for the furnace operators. See links below for some reference installations in Blast Furnaces and Submerged Arc Furnaces from around the world with an additional list showing you the UCAR® Refractory Systems blast furnace installations in China.

 

GrafTech Refractory Academy

Created as a central location for news, papers, presentations, and our Refractory newsletter archives  on topics that matters most to you.

 

GrafTech Refractory Academy

RefractoryFlex™ Program

Click the button to download an overview of the solutions included in this program which will help save you time and money.

 

RefractoryFlex™ Program

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