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salt kiln ques?

updated wed 31 jul 96


Robert J Moore on mon 29 jul 96

Does anyone know if it is possible to use soft bricks in a kiln, and do
wood and or salt firings in it?? (soft insulating fire bricks)


Elca Branman on mon 29 jul 96

We use soft brick in our salt kilnEXCEPT for the bottom ten rows..Its a
flat top...Oh yes, hard brick around porthole also....Elca Branman

June Perry on mon 29 jul 96

Babcock and Wilcox did make a K23high alumina insulating firebrick. I used
them in the upper part of my wood kiln. You may want to call them and see if
they still manufacture them or ask your local clay supplier to contact them.
Last time I tried to buy bricks directly from them I was told that they were
no longer selling to individuals but that was a few years ago.

Good luck!
June Perry