Rotary kilns transfer products while providing a heat transfer in a very abrasive, thermally stressed environment. Chemical attack from fuels and raw materials, as well as mechanical stress from rotating elements, challenges refractories on many fronts.

Refractory bricks used in rotary lime kilns must meet these challenges as well as help conserve energy. Minimizing heat losses through the kiln shell can help lime producers achieve production efficiencies that are essential in today’s competitive markets. Heat loss through the kiln shell is of growing concern to lime kiln operators. For this reason, dual linings are often used.

HarbisonWalker International offers THERMAX® and Rib Back brick. Both have hollowed-out cold faces that help provide insulation, thereby giving our customers cooler shell temperatures.

Tumblers are precast or cast in place and are installed in lime rotary kilns to “agitate” the load. This provides improved heat transfer and lime quality. Abrasion resistance is the key when selecting a refractory for this application. VERSAFLOW® 80 C PLUS provides superior abrasion resistance to sliding material but also outstanding resistance to impact from falling coarse feed material.

Products
Rotary Kilns

Product SDS
‘SAIRBOND A dry, air-setting, fireclay mortar
‘SAIRSET A wet, air-setting, fireclay mortar
‘SAIRSET 3000 A high alumina air-setting mortar
ALAMO® CH Super Duty Fireclay Brick
CLIPPER® DP A super duty fireclay brick
CORAL® BP A burned, phosphate bonded 80% alumina brick
CORAL® PLASTIC 28-82 ADTECH® An 82% alumina, phosphate bonded refractory plastic
D-CAST® 85TMCC CASTABLE An ultra-low cement, high alumina castable English
EXPRESS®-27 PLUS A 50% alumina, cement bonded, self flowing castable
GREENLITE®-HS A high strength insulating firebrick
GREENTHERM 23 LI A 2300°F rated insulating firebrick
GUNTECH™ 60 60% lower-cement gun mix
GUNTECH™ 60Z Zirconia-containing 60% lower-cement gun mix English
HARBIDE A silicon carbide brick English
HARWACO BOND (DRY) A 50% alumina, air setting, dry mortar
HARWACO BOND (WET) A 50% alumina, air setting, wet mortar
KALA® A 50% alumina brick
KALA® HPC CHECKERS A 50% alumina brick
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
MAGNEL® RS A magnesia spinel, burned brick
MAGNEL® ULTRA A magnesia spinel, burned brick
MAGNEL® ULTRA AF A magnesia spinel, burned brick English
NARCON® 65 CASTABLE A 65% alumina, low-cement castable
NARMAG® 95 CASTABLE A 95% magnesia castable English
NARMAG® CB MORTAR A chemically bonded, magnesia based mortar English
ON-LINE® 60 A 60% alumina, low-cement castable designed for rapid curing
SHOT-TECH® 60Z A high alumina, low-cement, zirconia containing shotcrete mix
SUPER NARMAG® B A 98% magnesia, burned brick
SUPER NARMAG® B CH A 98% magnesia, burned brick
THOR® AZS-PT ADTECH® A 14% zirconia, pumpable, low moisture castable
THOR® AZS-PT ADTECH® Pumpable, Low-Moisture, Special Zirconia-Mullite Castable
TUFSHOT® LI PLUS A fireclay based, conventional-cement, low iron gunning mix
UFALA® A 60% alumina brick shape
UFALA® A 60% alumina brick shape
ULTRA-GREEN® SR An 86% alumina, ultra-low cement castable English
VERSA-TECH 60G ON-LINE A 60% alumina, lower-cement, gunning mix English
VERSA-TECH 60G ON-LINE A 60% alumina, lower-cement, gunning mix English
VERSAFLOW® 45 C PLUS A coarse, fireclay-based, low-cement castable for high-abrasion environments
VERSAFLOW® 55/AR C PLUS A 55% alumina, coarse aggregate, low-cement castable English
VERSAFLOW® 60 PLUS A 60% alumina, low cement castable
VERSAFLOW® 80 C PLUS An 80% alumina, coarse aggregate, low-cement castable
VESTA A burned magnesia spinel brick English
VESTA HP A burned magnesia spinel brick English

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