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Prince is a world-class producer of engineered minerals and specialty chemicals for niche applications, adding value from source to solution.

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Prince’s expertise makes us a leading supplier for multiple performance-critical applications.

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Prince manufactures a wide range of engineered mineral and specialty chemical products to meet the needs of a variety of applications.

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Innovation is central to Prince’s business. From laboratory to customer process, innovation is about solving customer problems to deliver higher quality solutions ahead of the competition.

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Prince’s products are widely used to assist steel mills with safely producing the highest quality grades of steel.


Predictably achieve high free-open rates with Prince

Prince’s engineered products include ladle sands and furnace sands that optimize high free-open percentages, allowing customers to produce their high-quality steel in the safest manner. Our experienced innovation experts design products to meet the unique and challenging process requirements of each customer’s operations. We manufacture and engineer products on a global basis for international and local steel companies.

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High quality ladle sand and EAF tap hole sand solutions


Prince offers an array of SureStart® ladle sands based on ladle size, mill conditions, hold time, temperature, and other specific process variables for steel ladles. We have a focused approach to each customer’s needs. Our technical service team works individually with each mill to determine which engineered product is best to provide optimal performance.

  • SURE START® Ladle Sands


Prince’s line of SureStart® furnace sands are engineered refractory blends that optimize free opening of the EAF EBT tap hole. Prince offers various modifications, including off-the-shelf products specially designed for varying process parameters and customer specific formulations of these high-performance sands to help improve process efficiency and offer excellent performance rates.

  • SURE START® Furnace Sands

Please contact us for a full description of each series or for queries about individual product development.

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