blast furnace


Allied Mineral Technical Services provides a range of services and technical expertise for Taphole design and maintenance in Blast Furnaces.

The AMTS team has designed and repaired many taphole configurations allowing for unmatched understanding.  AMTS can assist with and provide:

  • Designs conditions
  • Design requirements
  • Wear pattern analysis
  • Refractory requirements
  • Advantages and disadvantages of different refractory design concepts
  • Boundary conditions
  • Nozzle requirements
  • Types of cooling


AMTS’s dedication to the integrated approach considers the entire system when diagnosing, designing, repairing and relining the blast furnace. The integrated approach includes ALL of the following:

  • Process
  • Lining
  • Cooling
  • Support
  • Dynamic analysis