Essix is one of the leading suppliers of EBT tap hole sands, with different products tailored to meet each steel mill specifications. We offer high purity quartz and quartz blends for silicon killed mills; Olivine for aluminum killed shops;  and low-Silica, low-MgO blends for mills that are sensitive to those elements.  Essix has supplied mills with EBT Furnaces for the past twenty years, and works with each individual customer to tailor the product to their needs. 


Essix has been supplying Ladle Carbon, Charge Carbon and Injection Carbon for over twenty-five years, working with small and large mines and blending / packaging plants. We have a strategic partnership with Shamokin Carbons, an ISO certified carbon supplier with multiple facilities in Pennsylvania, acting as their sales representative for graphite and carbon products. 


We are a major supplier of Sulfur, Calcium Aluminate, Bauxite, Deox Briquettes, Fluorspar, Silicon Carbide, Iron Pyrite, and Lime-based fluxes for use at the furnace during tap or at the LMF.


For the caster, Essix offers tundish fluxes, insulators, birdseye pellets, and nail whiskers to pack the dummy bar. 

We offer a wide range of recycled scrap products, such as A Scrap, B Scrap, C Fines, Fe Briquettes, Nickel Briquettes, and Mill Scales.  We actively look for opportunities to help our customers recycle products, to be reused back in their operations. 


Essix Resources is the North American distributor for Sibelco Norway, the world's largest Olivine producer. Olivine is used in steelmaking, foundries, refractories as well as applications in glass, ceramic and construction. We offer many different sizes and grades, and warehouse material in locations that cut down on freight cost to the customer. 


Warehouse locations include Baltimore, MD, Aliquippa, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Memphis, TN, Decatur, AL, Brownsville, TX, and Morehead City, NC. For more information on a particular product such as an MSDS, COA, Quotation or otherwise, please visit our contact page.