How to Make Quality Refractories Fail

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Title: How to Make Quality Refractories Fail

Author(s): Wesley C. Lueking

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 74

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 89-98

Keywords: anchors (fasteners); construction equipment; cracking (fracturing); drying; failure; installing; linings; plastics, polymers, and resins; refractories.

Date: 8/1/1982

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.