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Alumina slurry is chemically processed from bauxite ore. After purification, it is calcined in either rotary kilns or flash calciners. Refractories are used in both rotary kilns and flash calciner linings. Refractory linings must protect the shell from overheating and resist hot abrasion at 2600°F operating temperatures. Calcined alumina is then used as a feedstock to make aluminum metal in primary aluminum plants.

KRUZITE®-70 is a 70 percent alumina firebrick for rotary kiln linings. It offers a balance between moderate thermal conductivity values and excellent strength to help keep brick linings stable in a rotating environment at operating temperatures below 2700°F.

ULTRA-EXPRESS® 70, an ultra-low-cement castable for rotary kiln linings, matches the properties of KRUZITE®-70 firebrick but offers the benefit of faster installation speed by pumping. It can enhance lining stability if the rotary kiln shell is warped.

VERSAGUN® ABR PLUS, a dense, low-cement gunning mix for flash calciner linings, offers extreme abrasion resistance at the typical 2600°F calciner operating temperature. During maintenance activities, its installation rate of 300 pounds per minute reduces calciner furnace downtime.

Alumina 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 English
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
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
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
ULTRA-EXPRESS® 70 A 70% alumina, free flowing, ultra-low cement castable
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 English
VERSAGUN® ABR PLUS A 60% alumina, low-cement gunning mix designed for abrasion resistance English
VISIL® A vitreous silica brick

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