Production of ceramic foam filters for molten metal filtration using expanded polystyrene


Taslicukur Z., Balaban C., Kuskonmaz N.

JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY, vol.27, pp.637-640, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2006.04.129
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY
  • Page Numbers: pp.637-640
  • Keywords: ceramic filter, inclusion, thermal shock resistance, refractories, SiC

Abstract

Filtration of molten metals with ceramic foam filters is a proven method in order to remove the inclusions. This paper develops a new approach for the production of ceramic foam filters. In the conventional method of ceramic foam filter production, polyurethane sponges are used.