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    ASTM C182 - 88(2013)

    Standard Test Method for Thermal Conductivity of Insulating Firebrick

    Active Standard ASTM C182 | Developed by Subcommittee: C08.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.01

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    Significance and Use

    3.1 The thermal conductivity of insulating firebrick (IFB) is a property required for the selection of IFB for a specific thermal performance. Users select brick to provide a specified heat-loss and cold-face temperature without exceeding the temperature limitation of the brick. This test method establishes placement of thermocouples and the positioning of test samples in the calorimeter. This test method must be used with Test Method C201.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method supplements Test Method C201, and shall be used in conjunction with that test method to determine the thermal conductivity of insulating firebrick.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 81.080 (Refractories)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31371100(Refractory bricks)

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    DOI: 10.1520/C0182

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    Citation Format

    ASTM C182-88(2013), Standard Test Method for Thermal Conductivity of Insulating Firebrick, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013,

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