About Modern Refractories Limited
Modern Refractories Limited (MRL) was formed in the Early-seventies to carry out refractory linings of the Cyclones in the Sugar refinery’s around East Anglia.
In 1999 the company was sold to a well-established refractory Engineer based in South Wales. The company went from strength to strength, carrying out jobs for larger refractory companies throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. A few of those companies being, Ferbeck and Vincent, Damrys, Seffie and Emtrol Buell Technologies.
In 2011 one of the biggest Ceramic fibre insulation, manufacturing and Installation companies in Europe Fuel Conservation Services (FCS), acquired MRL. Since then the company has gone from strength to strength. With a team of Our team of highly skilled tradesmen providing a range of refractory demolition and installation applications including gunned/cast refractory, brickwork and the ‘Hand Packed’ method of installing Erosion Resistant Refractory to new and existing Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units in Oil Refineries worldwide.
The MRL installers undertake a pre-installation qualification panel on every contract. The amount of qualification panels completed during the contract depends on the end user or specification followed.
MRL undertake both new linings and shutdown repairs, with quality being at the forefront followed by a speedy installation service.
refractory in place. The pattern of the anchors is determined by the thickness and the density of the lining.
Where access is difficult, providing a nozzle man and his hose have enough room, a lining can be gunned. Gunning is ideal for irregular shapes, where it is difficult to form.
For elevated positions, materials can be moved vertically for reasonable distances, solving logistical problems.
The use of the vibrating poker is to guarantee that the wet cast will reach any voids before setting. When casting, it is also possible to include stainless steel needles into the material, this will strengthen the cast and help prevent excessive breakages.
An anchorage system is normally put in place prior to casting. This will be completed by one of MRL’s approved sub-contractors. Hammer tests will be carried out on each anchor after being welded.
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MRL are also able to supply various types of bricks with a minimal lead time, if it is just material you require please do not hesitate to contact us to see if we can be of assistance.
MRL also have the capabilities of manufacturing ceramic fibre modules through Fuel Conservation Services. For more information on FCS, please visit the FCS page on our homepage.