Title: How to Make Quality Refractories Fail
Author(s): Wesley C. Lueking
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 89-98
Keywords: anchors (fasteners); construction equipment; cracking (fracturing); drying; failure; installing; linings; plastics, polymers, and resins; refractories.
Plastic refractories fail from anyone of five general causes. One of these is improper installation. A case history is presented of a large monolithic job where several fundamentals of installation were not followed and subsequent replacement was required.