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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: How to Make Quality Refractories Fail
Author(s): Wesley C. Lueking
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 89-98
Keywords: anchors (fasteners); construction equipment; cracking (fracturing); drying; failure; installing; linings; plastics, polymers, and resins; refractories.
Abstract: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.
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