Case History

Ethanol Case Studies +

Ceramic Fiber Testing

APPLICATION INFORMATION  Thrid Party Test Data: Testing by Harbison Walker Refractories Company  Questions to be answered:  Does Emisshield® prevent or slow down the shrinkage of ceramic fiber?  Does Emisshield® raise the continuous duty temperature limit of ceramic fiber?  Does Emisshield® lower...

Parts/OEMs Case Studies +

AMF Carbon Steel Panels

Application Information  Fuel Type: Natural Gas  Location: Texas  Date: March 2010  Customer: AMF Automation  Application: Commercial Baking Oven  Substrate: Carbon Steel Panels  Background Information: The carbon steel panels were grit blasted and heat treated to ~ 540°C to pre-treat the carbon steel. Emisshield was applied and...

Emisshield Coated Plate Heat Treating Rolls

Iron & Steel Application Information High temperature furnace rolls manufactured by Duraloy Technologies were coated with Emisshield and installed in an Austenitizing Steel Plate Furnace to eliminate scale pick-up on the rollers at the exit end of the furnace. Emisshield®...

Emisshield Coated Flare Tips

Hydrocarbon & Chemical Application Information After proper surface preparation, Emisshield is applied to the flare tips before they are installed onto the flare and put in service. Emisshield can be used to retrofit existing or coat new flares by simple...

Kilns Case Studies +

Tunnel Kiln

Kilns Application Information Emisshield was applied to the walls, crown and burner blocks in the 50 meter soak zone only. The total length of the kiln was 162 meters. This kiln has a capacity of 50 million bricks per year....

Afterburner of Batch Kiln

Kilns Application Information The kiln's cycle is 48 hours. In these 48 hours, 25% of total fuel usage is used by the afterburner to ramp-up and maintain the temperature of 1400°F (760°C). The customer wanted to see a decrease in...

Crematories/Cremkote Case Studies +

Cremkote Coated Crematory

Crematories/Cremkote Application Information CREMKOTE® was applied on the crown and walls of the main chamber as well as the walls of the afterburner chamber. The walls are made of refractory brick. No coating was applied to the hearth. Emisshield® Benefits:...

Power Generation Case Studies +

Emisshield Coated Apache Nitrogen Gas Boiler

Power Generation Application Information: After proper surface preparation of the refractory and carbon steel, Emisshield® was applied to help increase the performance of the water wall boiler. Emisshield® Benefits: Ability to lower excess air to boiler Lower boiler shell temperature...

Emisshield Coated Burner Tips

Power Generation Application Information: The stainless steel burner tips were grit blasted then sprayed with an Emisshield® Product designed to sinter; providing the technology the burner needs to withstand such high temperatures. Emisshield® Benefits: Using optical pyrometers, employees discovered the...

Emisshield Coated Biomass Boiler

Power Generation Application Information: After the surface of the castable refractory and metal process tubes inside the biomass boiler were prepared, a thin layer of Emisshield was applied. Emisshield® Benefits: More than 10% increase in output (Steam) Fuel change to...

Hydrocarbon & Chemical Case Studies +

Terrace Wall Ammonia Reformer

Hydrocarbon and Chemical Application Information Emisshield® was applied to the ceramic fiber modules to protect them from shrinking, extend their service temperature and reduce downtime while also upgrading the performance of this unit due to its age. Emisshield® Benefits Decrease...

Ethylene Furnace

Hydrocarbon and Chemical Application Information: Emisshield® Products, two different types, were applied to the ethylene crackers IFB and Ceramic Fiber Modules. The customer wanted to evaluate Emisshield's impact on energy savings only with the associated production increase. No process tubes...

Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM)

 Hydrocarbon and Chemical Processing Application Information: Emisshield Products were applied to Incoloy process tubes, the hard refractory sidewalls and ceramic fiber roof Emisshield® Benefits: Energy Savings of 5% Production Increase of 6% Reduced coking - doubled time between decoking cycles...

Glass Case Studies +

Emisshield Coated Crown

Glass Application Information Wool fiberglass application at temperatures approaching 1600°C+ (2,900°F), with chrome alumina materials in the crown and superstructure. Emisshield® Benefits Simple Application Energy savings at 5% with no deterioration for 36+mos. Uniformed temperature distribution Protection of refractory Thermal shock...

Iron & Steel Case Studies +

Emisshield Coated Aluminum Furnace

Aluminum Swarf Melting Furnace Application Information Emisshield was applied to a new ceramic fiber lined Swarf Door before the door was put into service. The customer was experiencing direct flame impingement on the Swarf door causing the door to be...

Walking Beam Furnace

Iron & Steel Application Information Emisshield® was applied to the top heat zone down slightly below the billet line. This total area of refractory was approximately 2000ft2 (186m2). The customer's goal was to improve energy efficiency of the furnace. Emisshield® Benefits:...

Electric Arc Furnace Roof (Precious Metal Recovery)

Application Information Emisshield® was applied to the roof of the furnace in order to improve substrate life and reduce hot spots. Under normal conditions, the roof on this Electric Arc Furnace starts to "heave" and cracking appears on the outer...

Textiles Case Studies +

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