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Better solutions, faster

The highest quality precast shapes and monolithic materials

It will work, or we will make it right

Glass, steel, and other industrial manufacturers make the products that shape our world. At Special Shapes Refractory Company (SSRC), we understand that your equipment needs to be dependable under harsh conditions, and that even the smallest delays can have massive consequences for your business and the safety of your employees.

SSRC keeps our manufacturing processes performing at the highest level. We provide the highest quality, most precise precast shapes, monolithic materials across multiple industrial segments. In addition, we lead the industry in identifying refractory wear mechanisms and developing refractory solutions, and we have done so for decades.

SSRC Services

Our customers come back year after year for our top-tier products, industry knowledge, and commitment to their success.

Precast Shapes

We lead the glass industry with superstructure refractory materials and precast shapes. We have expanded to industrial applications across multiple segments. No matter what process you use, we can design and manufacture almost any material and/or shape to your exacting specifications.


With decades of experience manufacturing precast shapes, we know the exact formulas you need for optimal performance. Our proprietary mixtures use only the purest ingredients, without recycled content, and they are backed by decades of rigorous testing in manufacturing plants around the world.

Hot & Cold Repairs for Glass

SSRC can get you up and running weeks or months before other refractory providers can. We know how important uptime of your equipment is to your business and the safety of your employees, so we maintain a large inventory of blocks and monolithic materials and pre cast shapes can be ready to ship at a moment’s notice.

The SSRC Difference


Minimize downtime and get up and running faster. SSRC has some of the shortest lead times in the industry. Get your new design shape in 4 to 6 weeks. In emergencies, lead times can be reduced even more.


Keep manufacturing processes running smoothly. Our proprietary formulas, 3D printing technology, and engineering know-how ensure safe, secure connections that can withstand the harshest environments.


Decrease costs and increase efficiency. With deep industry knowledge and a collaborative style, SSRC can identify and correct refractory wear mechanisms and find the right solutions for your needs.


Prevent manufacturing defects and interruptions. We use the purest raw materials in our monolithics, which creates the highest quality finished products that are proven to reduce imperfections.


Your partnership with SSRC doesn’t end with the delivery of your products. We provide installation monitoring, performance testing, customer visits, and continuous support.


Increase the reliability and longevity of your equipment. Over the past three decades, we have refined and perfected our monolithic materials to withstand a wide variety of processes and materials.

“More than any other supplier, SSRC is always very responsive in getting us refractory materials in a hurry, especially when really needed. SSRC is much more responsive than any of their competitors.”

Our Clients

Our customers come back year after year for out top-tier products, industry knowledge, and commitment to their success.

Anchor Glass
Stolzle Glass
Ardagh Glass
Gallo Glass
Guardian Glass
Owens Illinois
PQ Corporation
Saint Gobain