Green Refractories – Concepts, Approaches and Practices
1 High Temperature Materials Institute, Henan University of Science and Technology, Luoyang, Henan 471003/China
2 Luoyang Refsource Industry and Trading Co., Ltd., Luoyang, Henan 471000/China
Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 99 - 110
Challenged by globally advocating environmental preservation and low carbon economy, it is imperative to develop “green refractories”, as an important strategy in favor of present and future sustainable development of refractories industry, also contributive for refractory consuming industries to meet the challenge of green manufacturing. Concepts and countermeasures for implementing “green refractories” strategy are suggested, concentrating on making efforts in the development and enlarged adoption of monolithic refractories, resource conservation refractories, energy saving refractories and environmentand eco-friendly refractories. Particular technical approaches and suggestions are given to promote achieving such targets. To this connection, recent practices and developing trends at home and abroad have also been introduced.
green refractory, monolithic refractories, resource conservation, energy saving, environment- and eco-friendly development trend
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