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Overcoming severe refractory failure in a Saudi Arabian refinery

Today, we'll delve into the case study of how IGS significantly helped improve the operational efficiency of a Saudi Arabian Refinery by addressing a critical refractory failure. Our focus today centers on the innovative Hot-Tek Refractory repair services, implemented while the unit was operating at maximum capacity.

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