Research, Development and Innovation

In view of the continuous evolution and complexity of the refractory sector, Arcillas Refractarias, S. A. has always remained at the forefront of technology, providing the most appropriate raw materials for each industrial application where thermal processes take place.

In recent years, the Department of R + D + i of ARCIRESA has carried out an intense activity characterized by:

  • Highly qualified and multidisciplinary own resources: 2 Graduates in Chemical Sciences, 1 Chemical Engineer and 1 Mining Engineer.
  • Important cooperation with Technological Centers: National Coal Institute (INCAR, CSIC) and ITMA Foundation among others.
  • Intense cooperation with our customers as validators of the new products developed.
  • Support from Regional and National Public Organizations: Center for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI), Institute for the Economic Development of the Principality of Asturias (IDEPA) and the Foundation for the Promotion in Asturias of Applied Scientific Research and Technology (FICYT) ).

The following are the most recent R+D+i developments of the company, as an example:




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  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
  • August 08:00 - 15:00