Welcome to Alliance Refractories, Western Canada's Refractory Experts. Contact us for quality solutions!


Any size refractory shape can be precisely cut and cast using our unique CNC forming machine.  Whether it be reverse engineering, modifying an existing shape design or designing a brand new precast refractory shape…Alliance Refractories has you covered.

With our in-house CNC forming machine we are able to cut ANY shape from high density Styrofoam.  Burner blocks, nozzles, or any specialty shape can be precast at our shop and dried out under controlled conditions to manufacturer specifications in one of our kilns.

Some Precast Shapes we have created:

  • Burner Blocks
  • Waste Heat Boiler Precast Linings
  • Walking Beam Precast Shapes
  • Precast Reformer Tube Shapes
  • And More…

Refractories play a crucial role in the cement industry.  Rotary kilns, high volume static equipment, burner pipes and many more systems that are exposed to high temperatures, corrosive, or harsh environments use refractory systems to shield them.  Each stage of the cement-making process places unique demands on the refractory lining.  Refractory selection is influenced by the kiln design, fuel burned, raw meal and operating characteristics.  Refractories play a crucial role in maintaining a productive, safe, and efficiently operating system.  Some areas in the Cement industry where refractory is commonly used are:

  • Rotary Kilns
  • Kiln Hoods
  • Burner Pipes
  • Preheaters (Cyclones, Ducting, Caclciners)
  • Meal Pipes
  • Coolers
  • Tertiary Air Ducts

Refractories play a significant role in the petrochemical and chemical industry.  These industries demand high quality and solutions to improve performance.  Alliance Refractories is dedicated to working with our clients to select to best product for the application.  In the petrochemical industry our solutions can be seen in:

  • SRU (Sulphur Recovery Units)
  • Combustion Chambers
  • Fluid Catalytic Crackers (FCC)
  • Fired Heaters
  • Catalytic Reformers
  • Reaction Furnaces
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Sulphur Burners
  • Ethylene Crackers
  • Petroleum Coke

Alliance Refractories has been providing refractory solutions to the pulp and paper industry for a long time, and their expertise and quality is evident.  The pulping process utilizes a series of recovery processes which includes two major systems the Chemical Recovery Boiler and the Recovery Kiln.  With our knowledge and expertise in refractory not only can Alliance help in the refractory selection, but they are also able to recommend and design specialized refractory lining systems.

Alliance is heavily involved in the fertilizer industry.  From the initial process where the primary reformer creates hydrogen from a natural gas feedstock at temperatures over 1800°F, Alliance Refractories works with the client to design and install the best refractory system for the situation.  When temperatures reach 2800°F in the Secondary Reformer, clients can be confident that Alliance has installed a long lasting refractory system that will keep the unit safe and operational.  Units in the fertilizer industry that utilize refractory systems are:

  • Primary Reformers
  • Secondary Reformers
  • Hydrogen Transfer Lines
  • Waste Heat Boilers

In the chemical processing industry when selecting refractory careful consideration must be giving to the hostility of the environment.  The refractory selected for the job must not only withstand the temperatures but the environment.  Reliability and safety are key elements in the Chemical processing industry, whether it be with brick, monolithics or ceramic fiber, the design should be suitable for the operating conditions as well as the equipment and construction circumstances.  With these considerations in mind Alliance’s industry experts time and time again deliver high quality solutions.

Alliance Refractories has designed many systems for the steel making industry.  From specialized precast refractory shapes to bricking solutions to ceramic fiber solutions, the industry experts at Alliance are committed to high quality solutions. Systems in the steel industry that utilize refractory are:

  • Blast Furnaces
  • Troughs
  • Electric Arc Furnaces
  • Walking Beams / Reheat Furnaces
  • Incineration
  • Coal Fired Power
  • Hydrogen Plants
  • OSB/Wood Energy
  • Hydrocarbon Processing
  • Coal Mining
  • Utilities
  • Cement
  • Petrochemical
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Fertilizer
  • Steel
  • Chemical Processing
  • And More!

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