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Handbook of Industrial Refractories Technology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815513049, 9780815517566

Handbook of Industrial Refractories Technology

1st Edition

Principles, Types, Properties and Applications

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Authors: Stephen Caniglia Gordon L. Barna
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815513049
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 Refractories Physical Form and Installation of Linings
    1. Refractory Practice Refractory Qualifications in Review Refractory Practice from Qualifications Catalog of Refractory Practice
  10. Design Properties: Thermal and Electrical Reversible Thermal Expansion Permanent Deformation Specific Heat Thermal Conductivity Electrical Conductivity
  11. Design Properties: Mechanical Elasticity and Plasticity: Ceramics as a Model Mechanical Characterization of Refractories Illustrative Mechanical Properties of Refractories
  12. Refractory Manufacture Overview: Consolidated Flow Diagram for Refractories From Raw Materials to Forming Forming of Masonry and Special Shapes Agglomeration for Sintered Grain Drying and Firing of Refractories Quality Assurance in Manufacture
  13. Refractory Installation and Maintenance Structural Engineering Masonry Construction Installation of Monolithics
  14. Conclusion References Refractory Patents Index


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About the Authors

Stephen Caniglia

Gordon L. Barna


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

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