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Type of Monolithic Refractories - Monolithic Refractory Products

What are monolithic refractories, classification of monolithic refractory products done on the basis of different criteria


Nomenclatures and Terminologies of Monolithic Refractory Products based on their setting or installation methods

Castables, Ramming Mass, Coating Mass, Fettling Mass, Gunning Compound, Injection Mass, Refractory Mortar, Patching Mass, Plastic Mass 


Calcination of Refractory Raw Materials in different Kilns

‘Calcination’ is the heat treatment below the melting point to which a material is subjected, preparatory to further processing or use, for the purpose of eliminating chemically combined volatile constituents and to ensure stability through high temperature volume changes - purpose, process of calcining refractory raw materials in different kilns - its benefits.


Pyrometric Cone Equivalent (PCE) Test in ORTON or SEGAR to Determine Refractoriness of a Refractory Material

Heat resistance capacity (refractoriness) of a refractory material is determined by Pyrometric Cone Equivalent (PCE) test by comparing ceramic specimen of known softening behaviour in ORTON or SEGAR Cone with the Cone of the refractory material.


Classifications of Refractories and Refractory Materials 

​An article about how the classifications of refractories and refractory materials are done into various types - Acid, Basic, Neutral, Special, Cermet, Insulating refractories and Cermet ..


​​Standard Methods for Testing of Refractories and Refractory Materials

The necessity of refractory standards and also setting standard methods for testing of refractories and refractory materials such as ISO, ASTM, DIN, BS, IS, GOST as followed in different countries by refractory producers and end-users depending on the specific requirements or suitability.  


Refractory Industry in India struggling to survive 

The refractory industry in India, reached a comfortable position after having achieved a growth of more than 25 per cent in exports just a few years ago is now struggling hard for survival. Refractories are the fundamental pre-requisites (raw materials) for any high temperature operation. . .


Refractory Industry News: Calderys acquires N.G. Johnson Northern of UK

Calderys acquired N.G. Johnson Northern of UK that specialises in refractory designing, installation and engineering services ..


HarbisonWalker investing $30M for new monolithic refractories plant

HarbisonWalker International (HWI), the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the U.S. and with more than 150 years of presence in refractory industry, announced in the last week that it is investing $30 million to construct a new, state-of-the-art monolithic refractories manufacturing facility.  

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