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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: Selection and Use of Refractory Concretes in the Steel Plant
Author(s): R. L. Wessel
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 179-222
Keywords: carbon dioxide; compressive strength; corrosion resistance; drying; furnaces; installing; plants; refractory concretes; repairs; steel plants
Abstract:The use of refractory castables in steelplant applications is expanding continually, and their use has been accelerated by periods of energy and/or fired-refractory-material shortages. . .Projections for the future of refractory concretes in the steel industry suggest a trend toward the use of high-purity and synthetic raw materials and greater interest in composity materials containing metallic fibers.
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