- Volume 6 Issue 2
Monolithic refractory technology has been developed for RH vessels, with the purpose of reducing the total refractory cost. The technology includes the use of an improved monolithic refractory and microwave drying. The improved monolithic refractory was an alumina-spinel composition, of the type used in steel ladles, to which fine alumina was added to increase the density and corrosion resistance. The microwave drying method, previously developed and used to dry the monolithic lining in steel ladles, was modified for use in drying the dense, 500mm thick lining in RH vessels. This work has resulted in significant cost savings.
- Taikabutsu Overseas v.1 no.2 Applecation of Microwave Drying to Monolithic Ladle Linings T.Ochiai;M.Ikeda;T.Nishitani
- Taikabutsu v.42 no.8 Wear Mechanism of Castable for Steel Ladle by Slag B.Nagai;O.Matsumoto;T.Isobe;Y.Nishiumi
- Taikabutsu v.34 no.5 High Temperature Vaporization of Multicomponent Oxide T.Sata;T.Sasamoto