DSF Refractories and Minerals Ltd is an independent refractory manufacturer and processor of refractory minerals, based in the Peak District of Derbyshire, in the centre of England. The company is a leading producer of high alumina refractory bricks and blocks in standard sizes and special shapes and has a complete range of products based on mullite, andalusite, chamotte, bauxite, spinel and pure alumina. Shapes are produced by both pressing and casting techniques and products are high temperature fired to give optimum properties in service.
DSF is the largest shaped refractory manufacturer in the UK, and is recognised as one of the world's leading suppliers of bonded refractories for the glass industry. We supply to other heat containment industries, including iron and steel, cement and other rotary kilns, carbon black producers and petrochemical companies as well as non-ferrous metals, incinerators, brick and ceramic kilns.
We process and supply refractory raw materials in a wide variety of grain sizes our customers include other refractory manufacturers and anti-skid road surfacing. Materials processed include Chinese and Guyanan bauxite, chamotte, andalusite and flint clays. We also supply calcined alumina, microsilica and fused minerals.