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Magnesia-Carbon Refractories

Magnesia-Carbon Refractories There is some confusion which can arise from the term magnesia (MgO) refractory. The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) defines magnesia as ‘a dead-burned refractory material consisting predominantly of crystalline magnesium oxide’, but that is not the terminology used at every place. The terms magnesite, magnesia and MgO are sometimes used inter-changeably …

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Steel Cleanliness and Clean Steel Technologies

Steel Cleanliness and Clean Steel Technologies Steel cleanliness is an important factor which decides the quality of the steel. It can have a remarkable influence on steel properties, such as tensile strength, formability, toughness, weldability, cracking-resistance, corrosion resistance, and fatigue-resistance etc. The demand for better mechanical properties of steels from the steel consumers has urged …

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