VitCas Mouldable Firebrick

VitCas Mouldable Firebrick from Vitcas Ltd

By: Vitcas Ltd  11/07/2009
Keywords: fire bricks, firebricks, Mouldable firebrick

 

VITCAS MOULDABLE FIREBRICK
Firebrick Replacement Material
 
  • Rady mixed
  • Easy to use
  • Rated to 1600ºC
  • Replaces ordinary firebrick
  • Will bond to irregular surfaces
 
What is Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick?
Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick is a specially formulated blend of high quality refractory (heat resistant) aggregates and bonds clay, resulting in a product which can be moulded into ant shape to replace ordinary firebrick.
Where to use Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick
Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick can be used to repair or replace part or complete firebricks in any heating appliance, enclosed stoves, room heaters, open fires, wood burning stoves and even light industrial kilns and incinerators.
It is rated to 1600ºC, adequate for all domestic applications.
How to use Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick
Ensure all surfaces to which Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick is to adhere, are clean and free from any dust or grease. Invert tub and empty contents onto a clean surface. Take lumps of Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick and tamp into position using a mallet or hammer for maximum consolidation. Repeat until the contour of firebrick is achieved and no further consolidation can be obtained by further ramming.
A temporary support former (a piece of wood or hardboard) can be used during this operation to contain the Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick.
Excess material can be cut back using an old knife, but to not smooth the surface or use a wet trowel.
Leave Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick to dry overnight, then use gentle heat for 8 to 10 hours to thoroughly dry the material, before raising to full heat. The appliance can then be put into normal use. Clean tools in warm water.

Keywords: fire bricks, firebricks, Mouldable firebrick