Industries we specialize in

ThorCan is experienced in all the industries across Canada that rely on refractory as an integral part of their process. Our team is well versed in the safety requirements and protocols in each industry. ThorCan performs new construction, major rebuilds, shutdowns, and maintenance on all equipment within these industries.

Refining

  • FCC Units
  • SRUs
  • Cokers
  • Reformers
  • Heaters and furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Heat recovery steam generators
  • Sulphur pits

Petrochemical & chemical

  • Reactors
  • Thermal oxidizers
  • Reformers
  • Heaters and furnaces
  • Waste heat boilers
  • Calciners

Cement

  • Towers
  • Kilns
  • Coolers
  • Tertiary air ducts
  • Burner pipes

Lime

  • Kilns
  • Rotary hearth furnaces
  • Preheaters
  • Lifters
  • Heat exchangers

Biomass / Forestry

  • Step grate boilers
  • Recovery boilers
  • Gasification

Aluminum

  • Primary or secondary aluminum
  • Melting furnaces
  • Holding furnaces
  • Carbon anode baking furnaces
  • Ladles and launder systems
  • Arches

Zinc / Lead

  • Roasters
  • Kivcet furnaces
  • Drossing furnaces
  • Slag fuming furnaces
  • Rotary furnaces
  • Anode furnaces
  • Sulphur pits

Glass

  • Melters
  • Regenerators
  • Forehearths
  • Throats
  • Rebuilds
  • Overcoats

Steel

  • Integrated or mini mills
  • Blast furnaces and stoves
  • Cast house repairs (tilters, runners, troughs)
  • Reheat furnaces (rotary, walking beam, tunnel)
  • Basic oxygen furnaces
  • Electric arc furnace
  • Coke oven (rebuild and repair)
  • Ladle and torpedo car reline

Copper / Nickel

  • Flash furnaces
  • Converters
  • Anode furnaces
  • Roasters
  • Casting molds
  • Acid plants

Incineration

  • Biomass incinerators
  • Chemical incinerators
  • Waste incinerators

Let's talk

Have an upcoming refractory project? Reach out and start a conversation. Big or small, we’d love to discuss your project and see if THORCAN is a good fit to help you achieve your goals.

Call 1-844-312-0800 or send us a message

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