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  • Individually sized and cut to a specific length, these disposable tiles are flexible and easily adaptable to many different weld configurations. The cost savings potential makes this an attractive alternative to arc gouging and rewelding full penetration welds.
  • The composition of this non-metallic material is an ideal alternative to steel or copper backing bars. The quality and consistency within the ceramic composition eliminates any concern for metallurgical mismatch in either the base material or weld metal. The density of such a material not only helps support and define the molten weld metal, but more importantly, effectively resists moisture pick-up that can seriously affect the weld deposit.




Extra Info

Individual tiles are assembled on an adhesive tape which can then be fitted to any specific length. Individual tiles can also be purchased and used in conjunction with a metal tracking system. Once attached to the reverse side of the weldment, preheat can be utilized. The adhesive characteristics permit the weld to be preheated up to 500ºF (270ºC) without releasing. Following the weld completion, both the tiles and tape are easily removed, exposing a consistent uniform weld bead.


How to purchase Refrac-T-Back

We're as eager to put ESAB gear in your hands as you are to have it.  That's why we sell our products with distributors who'll give you the attention, support, and value you deserve.  Their expertise will make sure that you're as happy with the purchasing process as we know you'll be with your purchase itself.

To make things even easier, we've developed the online shopping list below.  As you browse our site, you'll be able to click on any product to have it added to this easy reference sheet.  And when you're done, you can send the list to yourself or print it out and bring it in to the distributor of your choice.

To find an ESAB distributor, just use the distributor locator tool featured on every page of our site.  Alternatively, you can call our support line at +361 382 1235 and we'll point you in the right direction.

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Part Numbers and Accessories

Part Numbers : Refrac-T-Back
FBF (1" x 1" x 1/4") 693000291
Flat (1" X 1" X 1/4") 693000010
Flat (2" X 2" X 3/8") 693000051
Grooved (1" X 1" X 1/4") 693000002
Grooved (2" X 2" X 3/8") 693000044
Grooved 215R (1" X 1" X 1/4") 693000234
Grooved 350R (1" X 1" X 1/4") 693000226
Grooved 625R (2" X 1-1/4" X 3/8") 693000267
Round (1/2" X 1") 693000135
Round (1/4" X 1") 693000283
Round (3/8" X 1") 693000127
Triangle (45° X 1") 693000192
Triangle (60° X 1") 693000184
Triangle (75° X 1") 693000200