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Developing sustainable refractory solutions

26 September 2023, Published under Cement News

RHI Magnesita’s low-carbon products form part of the company’s commitment to the decarbonisation of the refractory industry. Two case studies featuring kilns that operate with high fuel substitution rates show how the new low-carbon series maintains desired product qualities while addressing the challenges associated with modern manufacturing. By Peter Steinkellner, RHI Magnesita, Europe. Figure 1: RHI Magnesita’s carbon emissions per scope, 2022 Refractory company RHI Magnesita...

Game changer in the kiln

08 November 2022, Published under Cement News

In today’s operating environment, the refractory lining in the safety zone of a kiln needs to accommodate the requirements of alkali resistance and energy-saving properties. A new brick by Refratechnik is designed to  become the link between established refractory products for this zone, making it a game changer for the kiln. By Lutz Derks, Refratechnik Cement GmbH, Germany. Refratechnik Cement GmbH’s kronal® 60 ar is a newly-developed refractory brick for the safety zone in the ki...

RHI's ANRKAL Q2 solution

06 March 2013, Published under Cement News

According to RHI’s guiding principle of providing customers with a competitive advantage through worldwide technology leadership, work is continuously underway to develop new products and technologies. The latest result of these efforts, tailored to the cement industry, is the Q-series encompassing a number of basic bricks with a new technological design, of which ANKRAL Q2 (formerly ANKRAL T2) is one. By Susanne Jörg, Gerald Gelbmann & Roland Krischanitz, RHI AG, Austria. Figure 1: A...

Resisting refractory wear

27 February 2012, Published under Cement News

As a leading supplier of global refractories, Refratechnik Cement is always aware of new trends that may impact on refractory lifetime. It is constantly developing its products to adapt to chemical and thermal attacks in various parts of the pyroprocessing line, including all sections of the kiln, cyclones, precalciner and cooler. Stefan Schwarz of Refratechnik Cement GmbH, Germany, describes the issues at stake. Figure 1: alkali crucible test with K 2 CO 3 (1100 o C) Silicon c...