LOW CEMENT REFRACTORY CASTABLE

VITCAST 1400LCC-AL

Bauxite based low cement castable developed specifically for use with molten aluminium. It contains an additive which reduces wetting in contact with molten aluminium and therefore resists corundum growth.

Product

Service Temperature

Installation

Chemical Analysis (%)

Density (kg/m3)

Al2O3

Fe2O3

CaO

1400LCC-AL

1400°C /2550°F

Vibration casting

80.0

<1.0

2.0

2800

 

VITCAST 1400LCC

A versatile low cement castable often used for pre-cast shapes to replace special shaped firebricks. Examples are pre-cast interlocking tiles for boilers and for periphery blocks on kiln car bases.

Product

Service Temperature

Installation

Chemical Analysis (%)

Density (kg/m3)

Al2O3

Fe2O3

CaO

1400LCC

1400°C /2550°F

Vibration casting

48.0

<1.5

3.0

2250

 

VITCAST 1600LCC

This material can also be used for pre-cast shapes like 1400LCC but additionally can be used for burner quarls, ladle linings, top ring blocks around the open tops of brick lined vessels and the upper side walls in aluminium melting furnaces.

Product

Service Temperature

Installation

Chemical Analysis (%)

Density (kg/m3)

Al2O3

Fe2O3

CaO

1600LCC

1600°C /2900°F

Vibration casting

55.0

<1.2

2.1

2360

 

Vitcast 1700 LCC - P

High alumina, bauxite based low cement castable for use in extreme conditions. Examples are hearth blocks in reheat furnaces, inside steel ladles and the throats of iron torpedo ladles in contact with molten iron and steel.

Product

Service Temperature

Installation

Chemical Analysis (%)

Density (kg/m3)

Al2O3

Fe2O3

CaO

1700LCC

1700°C /3100°F

Vibration casting

63.2

0.9

2.5

2410

1700LCC-P

1700°C /3100°F

Vibration casting

85.0

<1.0

1.5

2840

 

Vitcast 1800 LCC

Very high alumina, low cement castable for use where conditions are the most arduous and chemical purity is important. Mainly used in the manufacture of pre-cast blocks and where resistance to slag penetration is paramount.

Product

Service Temperature

Installation

Chemical Analysis (%)

Density (kg/m3)

Al2O3

Fe2O3

CaO

1800LCC

1800°C /3270°F

Vibration casting

93.5

<0.2

1.5

2975