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A Reliable Castable for Blacksmiths
Customers often ask which castable they should use for their forging applications. One product often selected by forging enthusiasts is Mizzou castable Plus. Mizzou a dense-castable that is rated at 3
Blacksmithing and Forging
Every day around the world, HarbisonWalker International's people and products stand up to the challenges and pressures of every job; and for 150 years, they've served virtually every industry that ne
Industrial Refractories
To satisfy our customers looking for refractory products suitable for an industrial environment, we have partnered with HarbisonWalker International (HWI) to provide a series of mortars, castables, an
Insulation Options
Customers building a pizza oven or furnace have a few different options for insulation. Our Insul Cast refractory castable is recommended as a back-up to firebrick, or other types of solid masonry, an
Masonry Color
Our Rainbow Color products can be used to tint any masonry product, including mortar, cement or gypsum. They can even be used to tint latex or oil-based paints. Our color products are weather resista
Pizza Ovens
Constructing a backyard pizza oven? Outdoor kitchens are very popular today, and we are often asked about which products to use. While you can certainly purchase a fully constructed (or partially asse
Refractory Castables
Castable refractories are different than mortar products in that they are designed to be cast into special shapes. For example Insul Stick , a product made by the manufacturer of Heat Stop, is a cast
Refractory Mortar Uses
Refractory mortar differs from regular mortar in that it is designed to resist high temperatures. It is the desired product to use when installing or repairing firebrick in a fireplace, firepit, bake
Using the Right Heat Stop Product: A Primer
Using the right Heat Stop refractory product is critical to the success of your project. How do you know which one to use? While there are a wide range of products available – premixes, castables
Which Mortar Product Do I Need?
Customers often ask...which mortar product do I need? Here are some possible applications. If you don't see your particular project here, call us at (716) 442-3004 or email us using the Contact Us li