2018 has zipped along to the end in the blink of an eye. This is the time of the year we take a moment to slow down and reflect, remember the year behind us and look ahead with great anticipation for the year to come. We consider what went well and look for opportunities for personal growth.
What are the Most Common Refractory Installation Mistakes?
Refractories are an admittedly complicated product and a fundamental part of many industrial processes, but despite their importance, they are frequently seen almost as an afterthought by many plant managers. This presents a unique problem, as they will likely be in charge of selecting a refractory contractor to complete the critical job of refractory installation.
Furnace Refractories and Kiln Insulation: How to Get the Best Results
The configuration of your furnace or kiln is obviously of utmost importance to successful operations, but the correct selection and installation of refractory products used are just as important. All refractories insulate to some extent, but when it is required to minimize the loss of heat without enlarging the structure, an exact selection from a small group of specific materials is necessary.
Why Refractories Fail and How to Prevent it From Happening to You
Refractory materials and lining are essential factors for optimizing production and minimizing energy costs. Refractory failure can cause expensive setbacks, higher energy expenses, or in some instances, complete factory closure while repairs are made.
A Safe New Year
2018 has been a wonderful year for TFL Houston. We want to thank our loyal customers and employees for their support. We hope that you have a safe and happy New Year’s Eve, surrounded with loved ones. Here’s to an even better 2019! From our family to yours, Happy New Years!