Specialist Performance Products

Our dedicated global procurement team are continually searching for new manufacturers and products that will increase the range of applications and performance levels of our resistant materials.

Silicon Carbide Shapes & Nitride Bonded Brick

Silicon Carbide Shapes & Nitride Bonded Brick

Silicon Carbide ceramics are a range of hard wearing materials capable of withstanding extreme thermal shock and high temperatures. They are ideal for use in automotive engines and as parts for gas turbines and rotors. Sintered Silicon Nitride Ceramics (SSN) is a high...

read more
Cathode Blocks

Cathode Blocks

Cathode blocks are critical materials used in the production of primary aluminium. They are designed and manufactured to withstand elevated temperatures in an aggressive electro-chemical environment. There are three main types of cathode block; carbon cathode blocks,...

read more
Ramming Paste

Ramming Paste

Ramming paste is produced from calcined petroleum coke, calcined anthracite and various binders. It is used for gap and seam filling between bottom and sidewall cathode carbon blocks in aluminium reduction cells. Leakage of metal and electrolyte damages the cathode...

read more
Dense Fire Brick

Dense Fire Brick

Dense fire bricks are typically used as linings for kilns, furnaces and boilers because they possess mechanical strength and can be subjected to extreme thermal cycling and thermal shock. Dense fire bricks also have a high thermal mass which ensures they retain heat...

read more
Insulating Fire Brick (IFB)

Insulating Fire Brick (IFB)

Insulating fire bricks are manufactured using high purity refractory clays and selected organic fillers that burn out during the manufacturing process to ensure the brick exhibits a controlled and uniform pore structure. IFB’s have excellent thermal shock resistance,...

read more
Vermiculite

Vermiculite

Esspee supply specially formulated organic grades of Vermiculite. Our boards are lightweight non-combustible and fire-resistant which makes them ideal for use in fire places, stoves and wood burners. Used across many high temperature applications, Vermiculite has low...

read more
Microporous

Microporous

Microporous products are available in rigid and flexible forms and can also be encapsulated with aluminium foil to further enhance heat reflection. Microporous products are high performance insulating materials that are lightweight, space saving and deliver...

read more
Laminated Densified Wood

Laminated Densified Wood

Laminated densified wood consists of beech veneers which are joined together with thermosetting synthetic resins under pressure and heat, to form a durable and mechanically strong sheet. Densified Wood combines the strength of natural timber with the stability and...

read more