Large Precast Ladle Liner

Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. just completed a large precast ladle liner project. The piece weighs about 13,000 pounds. This liner was designed and poured in our Newark, NY facility. Collaboration from our engineering team, design team, consultation from the sales team, and work of the manufacturing crew made this project come together quickly and accurately. […]

Adding To Our Fleet!

We have a new truck in our fleet! Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. added a F-450 super crew to our construction fleet. We have the ability to transport more people in one vehicle, as well as the capacity for more tools and materials! We are excited about our new truck, it’ll be coming to a job […]

Employee Training 2020

Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. has always taken pride in getting together with our employees. This year more than ever, talking about safety is even more important, but we needed to make sure we trained in a safe way. We took a short slow down to gather as a group to review and update procedures as […]

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precast hearth tiles

Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. recently completed an order of precast hearth tiles. One of the unique aspects of Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. is that our cast house and construction crew are able to support each other to get jobs done quickly, efficiently, and in a cost effective manner. These hearth tiles were made in our […]

cement kiln burner pipe reline

Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. was contracted recently to line a cement kiln burner pipe for a local customer. Although a large, detail oriented job, we were able to accomplish this task in 5 weeks from start to finish. Work for this pipe included welding anchors to the pipe, forming, and pouring in sections, and dry […]

Onsite demolition

One of the capabilities for Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. is the ability to do onsite demolition in a safe, fast, and efficient manner. Utilizing technology helps our employees stay safe while completing the demolition too. We were commissioned to replace the refractory lining in shuttle kiln cars. Using our one of our two Brokk demolition […]

Precast lintel

The precast shop at Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. recently completed a precast lintel project. Over the weekend, we took it out of our high temperature dryout. One of our customers needed a rushed project. To fulfill the order, we made the mold in house, cast the shape, and ran the piece through our high temperature […]

Car Bottom Shuttle Kiln

It was great to watch this go down the road! URS designed and manufactured this car bottom shuttle kiln for a ceramics manufacturer in Ohio. The finished furnace shipped out today. Pictured here is 1 of the 3 loads. We took this project from concept to installation, including structural steel, combustion system, controls, and refractory […]