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9 September 2016
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Facts About Insulating Firebrick

  If you are working on a project that requires high temperature ceramic insulation, you might want to consider utilizing a high quality insulating firebrick. To learn more about insulating firebricks, please read on. Insulating Firebrick Insulating firebricks are made with a multitude of oxides, some of the more common ones being fireclay or silica. […]


11 August 2016
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Understand Thermal Expansion

When working with high temperatures and high temperature ceramic insulation, it is important to remember that refractories expand and contract when exposed to high heat or when they cool. When you are designing the refractory materials for your project, it is important to know the behaviors of thermal expansion in the materials you are utilizing. […]


11 August 2016
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Using Ceramic Fiber Blanket for your Furnaces

Using a superior quality high temperature ceramic insulation is important for energy conservation, ensure firing efficiency, and provide maximum usability in your kilns. The furnace area of a kiln can be categorized in the following categories: • Preheating zone • Firing zone • Heating zone • Cooling zone These different zones require different high temperature […]


20 July 2016
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Mortar Materials for Your High Temperature Ceramic Insulation

A high quality mortar is important for your high temperature ceramic insulation projects because it fills joints, bonds bricks together, and serves as protection against slag and other fluxes.  When selecting a mortar for your project, you will want to consider the following: It must meet certain conditions when you are using it and this […]


11 July 2016
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Preventing Spalling in Your High Temperature Ceramic Insulation

Spalling is when there is loss of fragments or spalls in a refractory substance due to cracking or flaking. It can affect the aesthetic of your refractory materials however, if you do not fix it, you can face more serious consequences. Over time, the cosmetic damage can lead to structural decay which results in a […]