Research and Technology

Allied’s state-of-the-art research facilities, offers customized ceramic refractory systems for metal melting and heat containment applications.

Allied has two research facilities: one at Allied’s corporate office in Columbus, Ohio, with 30 technically trained staff members and 20 additional technicians in Tianjin, China.

These research centers create a high performing ceramic refractory products through innovative solutions, patent-generating research, and extensive knowledge of product developments and design.

Product Testing

  • Onsite gunning and shotcreting laboratory
  • Modern analytical testing equipment (XRF, XRD, SEM)
  • Forensic analysis capabilities
  • Evaluations of specific metal slag and chemistry changes in contact with specific ceramic refractory products

Custom Solutions

  • Customized research and design systems
  • Unique installation properties – vibration cast, pump cast, gunning and shotcrete
  • Tailored product selection to improve ceramic refractory performance