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Remote Mechanized Demolition

Remote Mechanized DemolitionVCR contracts KT Grant to supply robotic demolition in order to minimize down time and maximize safety. The use of robotics allows personnel to work from a safe distance, reducing their exposure to heat, chemicals, and fall-out, with turnaround times much faster than manual tear-out for specific applications. KT Grant can also be…

Material Supply

Material SupplyVirginia Carolina Refractory carries an extensive inventory of quality refractory products to fit your refractory material needs.  We stock various sizes, shapes, and qualities of firebrick and IFB, along with mortars, castables, plastics, ceramic fiber products, and metal/brick anchoring systems. Our dependable network of suppliers also gives us capabilities to ship direct from the…

Hot Cleaning and Hot Gunning

Hot Cleaning and Hot GunningIf time is of the essence and shutting down is not an option, then a hot clean and hot gun patch can get you through until your next repair opportunity, using robotics for hot clean operations and hot gunning for “fix-on-the-fly” repairs. The use of robotics for hot clean operations, keeps…

Consulting Services

Consulting ServicesIf you’re stuck in a refractory dilemma, give us a call – we are willing to help you with anything you need and if we don’t have the answers, we will do anything we can to get you one.


CrematoryDoor seals/Roof Failure/Hearth Erosion – These three high wear areas can be repaired or replaced without a complete rebuild for cost savings.  VCR can use its local skilled masons for complete rebuilds if need be. VCR can offer a full service package of refractory repairs, burner and control service, annual inspections, as well as preventative…

Our Products

Hard Fire Brick

Hard Fire BrickFrom High Heat Duty through 94% alumina qualities, we stock a wide variety of firebrick in different shapes and sizes.  If we don’t have it, odds are we can locate it and have it shipped directly to you – all  in your one call to Virginia Carolina Refractory!

Insulating Firebrick

Insulating FirebrickVirginia Carolina stocks a wide variety of insulating fire brick, ranging in temperature from 2300 to 3000 degree, in various shapes and sizes. (wedges, arches, keys, straights and specialty)  Custom insulating fire brick shapes can also be provided, such as prefabricated roof modules. Please let us help you with your insulating firebrick questions –…


MortarsWe stock general purpose refractory mortar and 85% alumina mortar. If you require special mortar or 94% alumina, we can provide it same day or at worst, next day. VCR stocks most mortars utilized in the refractory industry.  From air-set to heat-set mortars, to specialty mortars for corrosion resistance, we have it ready to ship at…


PlasticsHere in the warehouse, we stock 85% alumina plastics as well as Blu-Ram 70% plastic, with others readily available. Plastics are used for a wide variety of applications, whether you need a hearth beat back for immediate repair, or you have a refractory failure that needs to be fixed without major repair and require minimal downtime. We…

Lining Installation & Repair

Virginia Carolina is here for you on all your lining repair needs. We employee highly skilled craftsmen in all fields of installation and repair.

Hot Cleaning & Hot Gunning

If time is of the essence and shutting down is not an option, then a hot clean and hot gun patch can get you through until your next repair opportunity, using robotics for hot clean operations and hot gunning for “fix-on-the-fly” repairs.

Equipment & In-House Capabilities

We offer a wide variety of services that can be used to cut costs as well as minimize downtime. There services are used to give the customer a better end product.

Recent News

The latest company news and events from Virginia Carolina Refractory.

VCREF in 2023 – Looking towards 2024

2023 is going out with a BANG! Virginia Carolina Refractory continues to grow in customer base and workforce.…

Custom Build Reduces Lead Time – March 2022

March - 2022 Virginia Carolina Refractory & VCMech, Inc (subsidiary of VCR) collaborated to build a custom furnace…

Change and Innovation in Refractory Linings – October 1, 2018

The refractory world is ever-changing, and Virginia Carolina Refractory changes with the requirements of our customers. If customers…

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