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Title: Properties of Refractory Concretes
Author(s): Wate T. Bakker
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 11-52
Keywords: aggregates; aluminate cements and concretes; binders (materials); chemical analysis; compressive strength; curing; drying; flexural strength; heating; installing; permability; physical properties; placing; porosity; raw materials; refractory concretes
Abstract:A wide variety of aggregates, both dense and lightweight is used in refractory concretes. There are also several types of cement. Thus a wide variety of refractory concrete products with markedly different properties is available. Installation, curing, drying and heating practices also affect the properties of refractory concretes markedly.
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