Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Refractories
in Cement Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55
used in the furnace floor should contain a minimum of 60% alumina.
Gains in this market will be spurred by strong growth in ceramics, cement and miscellaneous mineral product output, fueling demand for associated refractories
Brillion Iron Works, a 1000-employee gray and ductile iron foundry in Brillion, Wisconsin, uses three different procedures for sintering its coreless induction furnaces with silica refractories
The market size for refractories
is projected to reach USD 33.
The APAC region holds the largest demand for clay refractories
, wherein the high growth is supported by rapid infrastructure and industrial development, especially in China and India.
are made and marketed in granulated or plastic forms or as spray mixes.
However, among both clay and nonclay refractories
, the switch to better performing products will continue, with the best opportunities expected for zircon and zirconia and silicon carbide refractories
among nonclay refractories
and high alumina clays in that segment.
An innovative compounder of heat resistant materials for use primarily in refractories
in steel and aluminum mills, Riverside Refractories
has been a strong, competitive manufacturer in Pell City, Ala.
Demand for refractories
in the US is projected to increase 2.
Sinosteel Luoyang Institute of Refractories
Quigley Crucible Refractories
& Specialties, Bridgeport, PA