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Sulfur stripped from sulfur fumes in other units of the elemental sulfur plant is routed through the sulfur reaction unit to be converted to elemental sulfur. Without this conversion, the sulfur oxides would be expelled into the air after incineration, resulting in acid rain and various health issues. The main purpose of the reaction furnace is to burn part of the feed at temperatures up to 2500°F. The gases then pass through a series of converters and condensers that convert the gases to elemental sulfur and condense them to liquid. All process units operating at over 500°F must use refractory linings to maintain steel-shell stability.

HarbisonWalker International provides several excellent solutions for sulfur reaction unit refractory linings. These products are all available in hundreds of different shapes and at multiple production sites to effectively meet your needs.

CLIPPER® DP, a dense super-duty fireclay brick, is ideal for sulfur reaction units operating below 2200°F. It will resist hydrogen sulfide gas and provide a very reliable brick lining.

KX-99®-BF, a dense, high-fired super-duty fireclay brick, will resist hydrogen sulfide gas up to 2400°F.

KALA®, a dense, 50 percent alumina fireclay brick, will resist hydrogen sulfide gas up to 2500°F.

Products
Elemental Sulfur Plants

Product SDS
ARCO® 60 HS A high fired, 60% alumina brick English
AUREX® 75 SR An alumina-chrome brick with 75% chrome, designed for thermal shock resistance English
CLIPPER® DP A super duty fireclay brick
EMPIRE® DP A high duty firebrick
GREENCAST®-94 F PLUS A 94% alumina, low silica castable
GREENCAST®-94 GR PLUS A 94% alumina, low silica gunning mix English
GREENCAST®-94 PLUS A 94% alumina, low silica castable
GREENTHERM 23 LI A 2300°F rated insulating firebrick
GREENTHERM 28 LI A 2800°F rated insulating firebrick
H-W CORUNDUM A high purity, 99% alumina brick English
H-W CORUNDUM/C A 99% alumina fired shape English
HPV® 110 GUN MIX A 110lb/ft3, abrasion resistant gunning castable English
INSWOOL®-HP BLANKET 8# A 2300°F rated, alumina silica ceramic fiber blanket
KALA® A 50% alumina brick
KAST-O-LITE® 23 LI PLUS A 2300°F rated lightweight gunning mix
KORUNDAL XD® A 90% alumina, mullite bonded brick with low porosity
KRUZITE®-70 A 70% alumina brick English
KX-99® A high fired, super duty fireclay brick
KX-99®-BF A high fired, super duty fireclay brick English
MC-25® PLUS A fireclay based, conventional cement castable with coarse aggregate
RUBY® SR An alumina-chrome brick with 10% chrome, designed for thermal shock resistance English
TUFLINE® 98 DM A 98% alumina brick designed for thermal shock resistance English
UFALA® A 60% alumina brick shape English
ULTRA-EXPRESS® 70 A 70% alumina, free flowing, ultra-low cement castable English
VERSAFLOW® 45 PLUS A fireclay based, low-cement castable English
VERSAFLOW® 70 PLUS A 70% alumina, low-cement castable
VERSAFLOW® 70/CU ADTECH® A 70% alumina, low-cement castable
VERSAGUN® ABR PLUS A 60% alumina, low-cement gunning mix designed for abrasion resistance English
VISIL® A vitreous silica brick

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