Advertisement

Refractories and Industrial Ceramics

, Volume 59, Issue 1, pp 10–15 | Cite as

A Study of 3D Geometric Shapes, Optimum dimensions, and Designs for Refractory Products for Improved Unit Durability

  • V. V. Slovikovskii
  • A. V. Gulyaeva
Article
  • 4 Downloads

We have developed, tested, and installed tuyere blocks that reduce by a factor of 9 the number of joints in horizontal-converter tuyere belts, decrease corrosive wear on the refractory products, and reduce the likelihood of penetration by slag-matte melt. A design was developed for a special refractory product that reduces thermal stress as well as heating time, prevents the products from falling from brick courses in roofs, and sharply diminish thermal losses through the brickwork in open-hearth furnaces as well as ore-roasting furnaces and through the lining in Waelz kilns. These special-design products enabled improvements to the lining performance of the high-temperature units without increasing maintenance costs.

Keywords

copper-nickel converter lining lining of high-temperature units thermal stress 

References

  1. 1.
    V. V. Slovikovskii and A. V. Gulyaeva, “More durable lining for horizontal copper-nickel converters,” Refract. Industr. Ceram. 54(6), 463 – 466 (2014).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    V. V. Slovikovskii and A. V. Gulyaeva, “Durable linings for the tap holes of ore-roasting furnaces,” Refract. Industr. Ceram. 56(1), 1 – 4 (2015).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    V. V. Slovikovskii, “Brickwork of furnace lining of high-temperature metallurgical plants produced from special refractory materials,” Refract. Industr. Ceram. 51(4), 233 – 235 (2010).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    V. V. Slovikovskii and A. V. Gulyaeva, “Increased life for open-hearth furnace roof lining,” Refract. Industr. Ceram. 54(4), 272 – 273 (2013).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    V. V. Slovikovskii and A. V. Gulyaeva, “Effective highly resistant Waelz kiln linings,” Refract. Industr. Ceram. 55(4), 277 – 280 (2014).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ural Federal University Federal State Independent Educational OrganizationEkaterinburgRussia

Personalised recommendations