Allied Mineral Products has a new development for relining diecasting holding furnaces that it contends reduces the furnace turnaround time, among other advantages. It involves a pre-cast, pre-fired monolithic hot-face lining backed by Allied’s patented Dri-Lite refractory technology.
According to Tony DiSaia, Allied’s v.p.-business development, the pre-cast lining provides a non-wetting surface, and is supported by the Dri-Lite back-up lining. "With this development, we are focused on providing a system that will eliminate water from the installation process, all within the design constraints of heating elements and the capacities of the furnace," DiSaia states.
To read the complete report, subscribe to the Foundry Management & Technology free digital edition.