Ceramic and proppants

The Ceramic industry today continues to look to improved performance across a wide range of thermal systems. Fives is well positioned to address with the needs with an emphasis on improved heat distribution and efficiency 

The ceramics industry today is focused on improving performance across a wide range of thermal  systems spanning  ceramic kilns (tunnel, shuttle, periodic, structural clay, whiteware, specialty ceramics, roofing granules, abrasives, refractories, and carbon graphite), and rotary dryers and calciners.

Customers are focused on designs that incorporate uniform heat distribution, low NOx and CO emissions, the use of multiple fuels (gas, oil, or landfill gas) and efficiency enhancing systems. Fives offers a wide range of superior solutions to address today’s drivers.

Fives in the ceramics market

Expertise and process services

Fives brings its expertise and services to supply tailor-made solutions and ensures an optimal performance for the many different processes employed in the industry.

Combustion systems

Fives offers systems that ensure flame stability and superior flame shaping ability using high velocity technologies like the North American Tempest® burners and the variable heat pattern gas injectors (VHPI).

Control systems

To ensure performance and availability all along the process, Fives offers safety PLC and PC based process.

Ancillary systems

Fives offers a full range of ancillaries systems such as blowers, valves and regulators.