refractories

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  • noun Plural form of refractory.

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Examples

  • France, in all parts of the Empire, the lassitude was extreme and the misery increasing, there was no commerce, with dearth pronounced in twenty provinces, sedition of the hungry had broken out in Normandy, the gendarmes pursuing the "refractories" everywhere, and blood was shed in all thirty departments.

    Napoleon's Campaign in Russia Anno 1812

  • But his wife and friend refused to take part in applying to private interests the money taken by armed force from the Receiver's offices and the couriers and post-carriages of the government, -- money taken, as they thought, justifiably by the rules of war to pay the regiments of 'refractories' and Chouans, and purchase the arms and ammunition with which to equip them.

    The Brotherhood of Consolation

  • The emphasis is on steel and related metals and on materials involved in processing, such as refractories and slags.

    R&D Mag - News

  • Zircoa, manufacturer of nonclay refractories in Solon, Ohio, measured the productivity and profits of 10 workers in 10 different jobs.

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  • “Dead-burned dolomite” is a special form of dolomitic lime used in refractories.

    Lime

  • For a furnace with basic refractories, which includes most carbon steel-producing furnaces, the usual slag formers are calcium oxide (CaO, in the form of burnt lime) and magnesium oxide (MgO, in the form of dolomite and magnesite).

    Archive 2008-03-23

  • As a result, more than half of the kyanite consumed is used in refractories for the production of steel.

    Kyanite

  • For a furnace with basic refractories, which includes most carbon steel-producing furnaces, the usual slag formers are calcium oxide (CaO, in the form of burnt lime) and magnesium oxide (MgO, in the form of dolomite and magnesite).

    Electric Arc Furnace (EAF)

  • Some is consumed to make refractories for glass and heat-resistant ceramics.

    Kyanite

  • Kyanite is also used to produce refractories for nonferrous (non-iron-bearing) metals.

    Kyanite

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