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Refractory Failure Analysis

JTT employs project managers and engineers with over 450 years of refractory experience. Our staff combines their shared experience, engineering principles and research to analysis refractory failure and determine solutions. JTT has more engineers and project managers on staff than any other Refractory Contractor in North America.

Within the JTT company there are industry experts whose knowledge can be leveraged throughout the entire organization. There is a system of communication that promotes sharing of experience regarding materials, techniques and observed failures, as well as design success stories in each industry. If you have a unique problem, JTT will get the appropriate industry or refractory engineering expertise to help solve that problem.

A significant number of JTT project managers came from the industries that we service. Therefore, some project managers can use their practical operating experience to help analyze failures and determine solutions.

Since JTT is a major player in so many industries (Refining, Cement, Power, Metals, Incineration, Copper, etc.), our engineers and project managers can bring experience in one industry and use it in another. For example, failure mechanisms experienced in certain industries may be occur in another and a JTT engineer will recognize it where otherwise it may have not been readily apparent.

Whether it is a thermal mechanical issue, installation problem, startup/dryout issue or a material problem, JTT has the experience and engineering expertise to analyze and solve your refractory failure.