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- Chemical Processing -

Blasch has a long history of adding value to the Chemical Process Industry.  Blasch takes great care to understand the intricacies of each process and develops integrated solutions that are designed to improve yield and reliability. We have developed a number of patented systems that have redefined refinery refractory applications and continue to improve processes and lower costs worldwide.

Jeffrey Bolebruch, Market Manager
+1-518-436-1263 Ext. 42

Jeffrey Bolebruch, Vice President of Sales, has been with Blasch Precision Ceramics since 1990. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the United States Military Academy, West Point and an MBA from Marist College. Jeff has worked in the petrochemical industry for more than two decades, with considerable experience in product design and field installations. He holds several U.S. patents, including a number relating to Claus technology.

Sulfur Recovery

Blasch has been serving the sulfur recovery market for over two decades and in this time has developed a number of patented innovations that have allowed operators to run longer campaigns with greater reliability.  Our unique forming process allows us the freedom to design virtually without constraint to optimize the end user’s process. 

Ceramic Ferrules: One & Two Piece

VectorWall Mixing Checkerwall

HexWall™

Round Ferrules

Sulfuric Acid Production

Blasch serves the sulfuric acid market though an exclusive agreement with market leader DuPont MECS, and offers the same highly engineered, highly effective products that have been serving the sulfur recovery market for over two decades.  Blasch components have allowed DuPont MECS to offer greatly improved reliability and NOx guarantees, all at a lower overall cost to the end user.   Our unique forming process allows us the freedom to design virtually without constraint to optimize the end user’s process.

VectorWall Mixing Checkerwall

HexWall™

Round Ferrules

Ceramic Ferrules: One & Two Piece

Steam & Primary Reforming

Reformers and fired heaters are high temperature enclosures designed to provide the maximum amount of high quality heat at the lowest operating cost to a variety of chemical processes.  These are energy intensive pieces of equipment, with critical reliability implications, and Blasch has developed products for these areas that increase reliability, reduce installation time, and lower the overall thermal mass, and therefore, the cost to operate. 

StaBlox™ Flue Gas Reformer Tunnel System

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Burner Nozzles, Pilot and Flare Tips

Fluid Catalytic Cracking

Fluid catalytic cracking involves the breaking down of the larger, heavier and more complex hydrocarbon molecules into simpler and lighter molecules. Fluid catalytic cracking, by definition, involves the use of abrasive catalysts at high pressures in fluidizing environments, high temperatures and steam.  Blasch has significant expertise all of these environments and has developed a number of abrasion resistant silicon carbides that can stand up to these conditions and may be cast into a variety of close tolerance, complex shapes that can be used for everything from the air grid nozzles to large vessel linings.

Ceramic Ferrules: One & Two Piece

VectorWall Mixing Checkerwall

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HexWall™

Air Grid Nozzles

Secondary Reforming / GTL

Conditions in secondary or autothermal reformers can be quite extreme, with heavily reducing hydrogen and carbon monoxide atmospheres. The materials selected for use in the waste heat boiler section must be of the highest purity alumina, yet maintain excellent thermal shock resistance.  The Blasch process allows for the manufacture of 99%+ alumina that is not fine grained, fully dense, or sintered and therefore retains the excellent thermal shock performance of the rest of the Blasch compositions. 

99% Alumina Round Ferrules

99% Alumina Hex Ferrules

TiO2 Production

Blasch has extensive global experience in solving every day challenges of modern TiO2 production, particularly in the finishing process, often pioneering new high temperature abrasion and corrosion resistant solutions. Blasch Altron ™, Oxytron™ and Nitron™ silicon carbide were designed to improve plant efficiency, reliability and environmental performance. Blasch offers advanced silicon carbide solutions for wear and structural applications that often replace a metallic piece. Wear resistant micronizer linings, hot tickle piping, valves, reactor linings, chlorinator parts and other shapes are available.

In Line Chokes & Reducers

Vortex Finder, Thimbles, Dip Tubes

CeraLine™ Ceramic Lined Pipe & Spool Liners

FGD and Ceramic Spraying Nozzles

Ceramic Lined Elbows: CeraLine™

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Abrasion Resistant Valves & Components

Burner Nozzles, Pilot and Flare Tips

Custom Engineered Ceramic Shapes

Micronizers

Reactor Vessel Linings and Components, Bubble Caps & Tuyeres

Ceramic Thermocouple Protection Tubes

Flaring / Chemical Destruction

Flaring systems in refineries and chemical plants process a wide range of difficult chemicals and the components in these systems are highly susceptible to the effects of high temperatures and thermal shock.  For this harsh environment, Blasch offers a range of thermal shock resistant compositions particularly suited for this unforgiving environment.  Our highly engineered solutions offer the maximum amount of protection for a wide range of aggressive chemicals.

Ceramic Ferrules: One & Two Piece

Round Ferrules

HexWall™

VectorWall Mixing Checkerwall

Burner Nozzles, Pilot and Flare Tips

Steam Cracking

Steam crackers are high temperature enclosures designed to provide the maximum amount of high quality heat at the lowest operating cost to a variety of chemical processes.  These are energy intensive pieces of equipment, with critical reliability implications, and Blasch has developed products for these areas that increase reliability, reduce installation time, and lower the overall thermal mass, and therefore, the cost to operate. 

Transfer Line Exchanger (TLE) Cones

Round Ferrules

Ceramic Ferrules: One & Two Piece

Burner Nozzles, Pilot and Flare Tips

Carbon Black

Carbon black reactors operate at perhaps the highest temperatures of any piece of equipment in the chemical industry.  Further, the quench section subjects refractory linings to severe thermal shock and stress, which can lead to cracking and premature failure of the refractory lining.  Blasch precast components have the abrasion resistance necessary to survive this inhospitable environment as well as the thermal shock resistance to offer a long-term reliable solution to current approaches. 

Round Ferrules

Ceramic Ferrules: One & Two Piece