Energy and Maintenance Cost Savings Review at Several US Aluminum Die Cast Manufacturers Using Unique, Non-Wetting, Micro-Porous Refractory Products

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Robert M. Cullen and
  2. Kenneth A McGowan Ph.D.

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch178

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Cullen, R. M. and McGowan, K. A. (2012) Energy and Maintenance Cost Savings Review at Several US Aluminum Die Cast Manufacturers Using Unique, Non-Wetting, Micro-Porous Refractory Products, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch178

Author Information

  1. Westmoreland Advanced Materials, Inc.; 110 Riverview Drive; Monessen, PA 15062, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118291399

Online ISBN: 9781118359259

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Keywords:

  • Aluminum;
  • Refractory;
  • Furnace;
  • Energy;
  • Maintenance;
  • Corundum

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Refractory Development

  • Service Results

  • Additional Product Developments

  • Conclusion