Accession Number:

ADA048108

Title:

Survey of Ceramic Refractory Problems and Materials Shortages.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MATERIALS AND MECHANICS RESEARCH CENTER WATERTOWN MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes 171 replies to a questionnaire requesting information on ceramic material shortages and problems with ceramic refractories experienced by metal smelting and metalworking companies. Raw material shortages consist of seven ores the main problems appear to be with imported materials. Problems range from depletion of the supply to sole source control of quantity. The problems relating to refractory usage within the metals industries are detailed according to industry and end-item application. Recommendations and possible solutions are included. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
  • Metallurgy and Metallography
  • Fabrication Metallurgy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE