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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Refractory Applications in Refining and Petrochemcial Operations
Author(s): M.S. Crowley
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 167-178
Keywords: calcium aluminates; curing; drying; expanded shale aggregates; furnaces; installing; petroleum refining; plants; refractory concretes
Abstract:Refineries and petrochemical plants have a variety of locations where process temperatures of 1000F to 3000F must be contained. . .A review is given of the various process units in typical refining and chemical process plants that use refractory materias. Criteria for refractory selection, design considerations, and installation techniques are detailed and suggestions on dry-out procedures are given.
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