Handbook of Industrial Refractories Technology

Handbook of Industrial Refractories Technology, 1st Edition

Handbook of Industrial Refractories Technology, 1st Edition,Stephen Caniglia,Gordon L. Barna,ISBN9780815513049


William Andrew



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Properties, measurement, applications, manufacturing, installation and maintenance, quality assurance, and statistical process control of industrial refractory materials.

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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.

Stephen Caniglia

Gordon L. Barna

Handbook of Industrial Refractories Technology, 1st Edition

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
10. Refractory Practice
Refractory Qualifications in Review
Refractory Practice from Qualifications
Catalog of Refractory Practice
11. Design Properties: Thermal and Electrical
Reversible Thermal Expansion
Permanent Deformation
Specific Heat
Thermal Conductivity
Electrical Conductivity
12. Design Properties: Mechanical
Elasticity and Plasticity: Ceramics as a Model
Mechanical Characterization of Refractories
Illustrative Mechanical Properties of Refractories
13. 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
14. Refractory Installation and Maintenance
Structural Engineering
Masonry Construction
Installation of Monolithics
15. Conclusion
Refractory Patents

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

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