Lightweight Ceramics, Foam Ceramics and Firebricks

Lightweight Ceramics, Foam Ceramics and Firebricks

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Recent News November, 2013

1. Allied Foam Tech has been awarded by USCA as the best chemical machinery & equipment manufacturer in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania in 2009-2011 and 2013.

2. October, 2013- Our innovation (click here for details) on "Wood-like Flexible Cementitious Foam" is being considered for the 2014 Edison Award for Material Science.

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INSULATIVE GEOPOLYMER FOAM AND FIRE RESISTANT FOAM COATING

Ductliner w. Geopolymer Foam Coating Geopolymer Foam/Ductliner Foil Covered Ductliner Control Foil/Ductiler Control
Torch Applied After Torching Torch Applied After Torching
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Torch Fiberglass Mat w. Allied Geopolymer Foam Coating Torch Fiberglass Mat w/o Coating (Control)
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Lightweight Ceramics and Firebricks

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Ceramics based on Allied foams have fine pore size, excellent stability and high integrity. Foam Ceramics can be as light as < 20 pcf ( 323 kg/m3 ) and with use temperatures as high as > 3,000oF (see blocks on left).. A fiber re-enforced foam ceramic crucible under scorching torch is shown on right. 
High Temperature Foam Ceramics (density < 20pcf) Texture of Allied's Foamed Ceramics Texture of Conventional  Firebricks   Foam Ceramics   (under propane torch)

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  uniform & fine pores non-uniform & coarse pores click for larger view

 

Crushing Strength of Allied's Silicate-Based Ceramic Foam versus Other Commercial Firebricks
 

 

Allied's Foamed Ceramics Other Firebricks
Density Cold Crushing Strength (in psi)
46-48 pcf  >>500 170a,142b    270c,171d    
   21 pcf   >150 not available
a Published data for Firebrick K26LI (Thermal Ceramics) 
b Published data for Firebrick A-7 (Korea Refractory)
c Published data for Firebrick Z-26 (BNZ Materials)
d Published data for Firebrick SIB-140 (Won Jin)