Self flowing---great advantage in installation.
These self-flowing or pumpable castables may be transported to high
This self-flowing property of a castable is indeed an installation
advantage and many manufacturers are adopting their castable
product line to be self-flowing.
These self-flowing castables are now being used, often times
replacing brick, plastics, and conventional castables, in
installations in ladles, aluminum furnaces in the upper sidewalls
and roofs, ceramic kiln car decks and in the steel industry in
ladle covers, tundish covers, tundish safety linings, and precast
They are also used in rotary kilns as nose rings, lifters, firing
hoods, coolers, preheater maintenance, and in incinerators in
charging zones and burners.
Other special mixes are used in the aluminum industry at or near
metal contact in the lower sidewalls, hearths, ramps, and door