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    Determination of the Thermal Conductivity of Refractory Insulating Materials by the Hot-Wire Method

    Published: Jan 1978

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    The hot-wire line source technique has been applied to the measurement of the thermal conductivity of refractory insulating materials at temperatures up to 1000°C. The method is rapid and has a repeatability of better than 5 percent. Comparisons have been made with other methods.


    ceramic fibers, fibrous insulation, heat flux, high-temperature research, high-temperature insulation, refractory materials, thermal conductivity

    Author Information:

    Davis, WR
    Senior scientific officer, British Ceramic Research Association, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent

    Committee/Subcommittee: C16.30

    DOI: 10.1520/STP35744S

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