Precast Refractory Shapes

The company has more than 25 years’ experience as a leader in the design and manufacture of customised precast refractory shapes. With our world-class production facilities, combined with licence agreements in engineering and design technology the company has the capability to manufacture a wide range precast shapes for various applications.

Dickinson Precast Division was established in 1986, specialising in the manufacture of customised precast refractory shapes. Manufactured off-site under controlled conditions and dry-out at our production facilities, and stringent quality control measures, ensuring the manufacture of accurate moulds and final casting of special shapes to ensure enhanced product service life. Precast refractory shapes offer the added benefit of ease of installation and shortened repair times. 

Leaders in the development of applications for precast refractory shapes:

  • Excellent & State-of-the-art Production Facilities
  • Stringent Quality Control Measures
  • 3D Parametric Computer Modelling Software
  • Latest Polystyrene Cutting & Mould Design Technology
  • Overhead Cranage to Lift Large “Big Block” Precast Shapes
  • High Intensity Paddle Mixers
  • Reliable & Efficient Service
  • Ensuring Enhanced Service Life    

With the latest technology available in the industry, combined with licence agreements in engineering and design technology in big block refractory precast shapes, the company has the capacity to manufacture a wide range precast shapes for various applications. The company’s precast facilities with overhead cranes is able to move big blocks from the casting area, to the drying furnace and then to be loaded onto trucks which is able to drive into the building. 

Furnace Applications:

  • Walking Beam and Pusher-Type Furnaces
  • Rotary Kearth Furnaces
  • Bogie Hearth Furnaces
  • Batch Furnaces
  • Boiler Plants
  • Aluminium Melting Furnaces
  • Rotary Kilns
  • Sinter Plants
  • Continouos Annealing Furnaces
  • Shaft Kilns
  • Combusion Chambers
  • Power Stations
  • Cyclones for different applications

Range of products including but not limited to:

  • Launders
  • Ladles
  • Burners
  • Feed Chutes
  • Bull Nose
  • Cement Burner Lance
  • Coke Oven Bricks & Modules

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The company manufactures and supplies a comprehensive range of anchor products for standard industrial use, through to specialty applications in the mining, metals smelting and mineral processing industries.

Dickinson Anchor Systems supplies an extensive range of anchors, steel fibres, hex mesh and stud-welding equipment, suitable for any thickness of refractory lining in brickwork, castable, mouldable or ceramic fibre for temperatures up to 1 600 oC including:

  • Refractory Anchors – High-quality standard and custom-made products for a variety of linings and lining depths.
  • Hex Mesh and Tabs – Causeway steel products from the UK.
  • Reinforcing Fibres – Melt Extract (ME) reinforcing fibres for standard industrial use, through to specialty applications such as extreme temperature, high corrosion or niche industry requirements.
  • Stud-welding Equipment – Leading stud-welding brands, including Taylor (UK) and Soyer (Germany).
  • CD Pins and Clips – Fastening systems that are ideal for stud-welding fasteners for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning, signage and construction; Arc Studs.
  • Wear Studs and Spike Studs – Wear studs used in Earth moving and Mine construction equipment, and Spike Studs used in the Timber industry.
  • Shear Connectors – Used in the steel buildings of composite floor construction.

Precast Refractory Shapes

Dickinson Group of Companies, founded in 1910 and has more than 85 years' experience in providing specialist furnace and industrial services to mining...

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Tel: +27 (0) 16 421-3720
Fax: +27 (0) 16 422-1038

10 Smuts Avenue
P.O. Box 63, Vereeniging
1930. South Africa