A market leader for over a century, JT THORPE supplies refineries with refractory lining installations, engineered refractory solutions, and process problem solving. As an active API 936 board member, JT THORPE uses its construction experience to define industry standards for refractory. For decades JT THORPE has been
integral to the continued development of this industry standard. API 936 is the recognized refractory standard used around the world for the installation, inspection, testing and repair of refractory linings. JT THORPE has more API 936 certified personnel in the industry than any other refractory contractor.
JT THORPE has a dedicated FCCU Group staffed with project managers, engineers, superintendents and craftsmen that specialize in FCCUs. The group works nationwide, working in over 20% of the FCCUs in North America. JT THORPE reduces FCCU turnaround duration using innovative installation methods, seasoned craft and the latest technologies. Clients rest easy knowing JT THORPE’s large manpower pool allows for quick mobilization to respond to dramatic scope change without impacting their planned start-up dates.MORE ON FCC UNITS
- JT THORPE provides refractory design, inspection, installation and repair services to sulfur recovery units including:
- Refractory lining upgrades to handle higher temperatures caused by oxygen enrichment
- Brick relines
- Full lining repairs
- Minor brick repairs
- Choke ring and checker wall re-design or replacement
- Special brick lined nozzle designs
- Castable/gunite repairs
- Tubesheet refractory relines & repairs
- Sulfur pit repairs and lining replacements
JT THORPE understands the unique challenges associated with reformer refractory design, installation and repair. Refractory linings in reformers (platformer, rheniformer, ultraformer, powerformer, and continuous catalyst reformer) are exposed to hydrogen, steam, high pressures and high temperatures. Special attention to detail with material selection, installation and dry-out procedures are all critical to the performance of the refractory linings.MORE ON REFORMERS
Heaters & Furnaces
JT THORPE has been lining heaters and furnaces since the early 1900’s. We offer like in-kind replacement or options that may provide quicker turnaround, better insulation and longer lining life expectancy. Our services consist of design and engineering of refractory linings, supply and installation of refractory materials including bricking, gunite, castable, plastic ramming, ceramic fiber, anchor welding, and burner tiles. From coker furnaces to can heaters, we have you covered.
JT THORPE has lined boilers in refineries for over 100 years. We offer like in-kind replacement or options that may provide quicker turnaround and longer refractory life expectancy. Our service consists of design and engineering of refractory lining, supply and installation of refractory materials including bricking, gunite, castable, plastic ramming, ceramic fiber, anchor welding, and burner tiles.
JT THORPE can provide cost-effective refractory solutions designed to perform in the heavy cycling operations associated with HRSGs. We have solved problems for customers ranging from hot spots to total steel failure. Eliminate your concerns of lining integrity during hot starts and optimize your thermal efficiency using JT THORPE’s performance materials, experienced craftsmen and quality installation procedures.
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