Ensuring both clean water ingress for domestic/municipal supplies and effective outflow/sewerage treatment are crucial for localities everywhere. Activated carbon is one of many tools used to enable high quality domestic supplies - whilst also minimising the dumping of untreated wastewater.
As crucial as understanding the refractory material itself is how it is formed. The modern foundryman needs to select the right refractory - both material and shape - for the right job to ensure an optimal process.
Magnetite is a common ore of iron, is the most magnetic of all the naturally occurring minerals in nature and has many uses and applications beyond the production of iron and steel.
Most powdered glass is sourced from used glass and then ground down. This makes it a more cost-effective resource. There are however milled glass products which are sourced from new glass or reject glass containers for specialised applications.
The use of iron pyrite powder in the manufacture of brake shoes and resin bonded grinding wheels affords desirable properties such as longevity and resilience, in addition to enhancements in the braking and grinding processes.