At SELEE, we pioneered the use of ceramic foam in metal filtration technology.   But more than that, SELEE is remains consistently at the forefront of the latest developments in the filtration, melt treatment and transfer processes for molten metals of all types. 



We are a technical ceramics company specializing in the design and manufacture of porous technical ceramics and metals for a wide range of demanding industrial applications.

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At SELEE, we leverage the application knowledge built by our world class engineers and researchers over the past three decades, as well as tapping our world-wide network of independent third-party experts and consultants. 

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We strive for expertise not only in what we do, but first and foremost in what our customers do. That's why our Customer Technical Support staff includes PhD level Metallurgical and Chemical Engineers.

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Aluminum Castshops

SELEE Corporation invented the concept of using ceramic foam as a filter media for molten aluminum. 

We are at the forefront of developments in the aluminum filtration, melt treatment and molten metal transfer processes.

SELEE Corporation offers a complete line of products for this market. 


SELEE products for metal filtration in foundries are as varied as the metals for which they are designed.

Compositions range from silicon carbide for iron filtration to high-purity zirconia for steel and superalloy applications.

Investment Casting

The combined expertise of SELEE and Engineered Ceramics offers the knowledge and understanding of metal processing needed to provide the optimal solutions for the unique filtration challenges of the Investment Casting industry.

With over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing of high-quality refractory products, SELEE's Engineered Ceramics Division provides the best value in standard and custom-designed ceramic shapes for molten metal handling in the investment cast shop. 

The SELEE Difference

  • A singular focus on molten metal filtration
  • Unique product characteristics which provide superior performance
  • Our value-added approach to quality and cost improvements
  • A corporate culture focused on taking care of our customers

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Key End Markets

At SELEE, we are proud to be integral partners in the production of some of the most advanced technological metal applications in the world.   Our customers rely on SELEE to help them produce the world's finest engine blocks, turbine blades, aluminum cans, and a host of  other essential products for the global metals market.

Where We Live and Work

For over 30 years, SELEE has been operating in Hendersonville, NC located in the spectacular mountains of Western North Carolina.   Just 20 minutes south of Asheville, NC, the region is consistently rated as on of the best places to live in United States and boasts some of the finest outdoor recreational activities anywhere in the country.   The region is also known for music, theatre, a thriving arts community, microbreweries, fine dining, shopping, and golf.   Conveniently located to Asheville, Charlotte, Atlanta, and Knoxville, we are also easily accessible from anywhere in the world.   SELEE is proud to call Hendersonville home and we invite you to visit.