Handbook of Industrial Refractories Technology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455778317, 9780815517566

Handbook of Industrial Refractories Technology

1st Edition

Principles, Types, Properties and Applications

Print ISBN: 9781455778317
eBook ISBN: 9780815517566
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1992
Page Count: 650
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Encompasses the entire range of industrial refractory materials and forms: properties and their measurement, applications, manufacturing, installation and maintenance techniques, quality assurance, and statistical process control.


Engineers, scientists, industrial managers and graduate students in ceramic or materials engineering/science.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction Technical Perspectives Historical Perspectives
  2. Foundations of Hot Processing A Reference Chapter Computational Quantities and Conversion Factors Hot Processing Temperatures and Their Measurement Process Chemistry and Environments
  3. Foundations of Refractory Application A Second Reference Chapter Contemporary Hot Processing Equipment Continuous Types - Vertical Continuous Types - Horizontal Batch Types - Circular Batch Types - Rectangular Other Refractory Applications
  4. Principles of Thermal Stability Melting Points of Substances Melting of Oxide Mixtures Microstructural Integrity
  5. Principles of Corrosion Resistance: Oxidation-Reduction Importance of Corrosion Gibbs Free Energies Refractory Alteration by Oxidation-Reduction
  6. Principles of Corrosion Resistance: Hot Liquids Liquid Penetration and Dissolution-Corrosion Factors Governing Penetration Factors Governing Dissolution
  7. Principles of Corrosion Resistance: Hot Gases and Dusts Atmospheric Penetration and Condensation Dusts: Deposition and Abrasion Conclusion: Principles of Working Refractory Construction
  8. The Working Refractory Product Line Classification of Working Refractories Maximum Service Temperatures Thermal Stress Resistance Corrosion Resistance Qualifications for Working Refractory Service
  9. The Insulating Refractory Product Line Applications and Application Criteria Classification of Insulating Refrac


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"This handy reference book encompasses the entire contemporary range." - The Refractory Institute