What are castables made from?
There are a number of different components, but the primary ones are oxides of alumina and silica.
What types of things are castables used for?
Quite a wide and diverse variety. From the linings of large furnaces to kilns to combustion chambers. Any application in which a heat resistant material needs to be pumped in in order to create a casted form, castables can be used.
From where does the word castable derive?
A castable is a dry product that when mixed with water becomes a product which can be poured into a form and thus shaped accordingly. This form is cast…the material is consequently castable in nature.
How are castables shipped?
Depending upon your needs we offer a variety of shipping and packaging options. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for you and your business; therefore, we will come up with the perfect packaging and shipping option for your refractory castables.
What types of temperatures can castable materials withstand?
The short answer: incredibly high ones. Depending on whether we are dealing with low cement castables, light weight or dense, the heat resistances vary. It is best to consult with one of AIMR’s professionals to determine which type best suits your needs.