Forming Ceramics by Pressing

U.S. Refractories™ is one of the few companies that still offers wet pressing. By using hand operated presses we can produce your simple to complex shapes with low overhead, saving you money. U.S. Refractories™ has been producing ceramic parts by this method for more than 80 years.

With a wide variety of materials available including Mullite, Cordierite, Alumina, and Porcelain, we can usually meet your most demanding requirements. 14 different size presses are available to produce parts up to 8" high, 19" wide, and 12" deep.

U.S. Refractories™ has 5 producing kilns ranging from tunnel kilns for high quantity, uniform firing, to shuttle kilns that can be programmed for precise temperature control, and small test kilns for small production runs and prototypes. 

High Temperature Electrical Kiln Supports
Twine Guides Wire Nuts

Filtration Balls


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