About Horton Group

HORTON Group, with more than 25 years experience in Metallurgy field, is dedicated to supplying top quality products in the Steel and Foundry Industry. Horton could provide quality products, expert technical support and high level of service for the customers worldwide. HORTON offers solution service for steel and Metallurgy industry.
Seating Block for Purging Plug

Made from high-purity, high-density, high-strength materials and MAS matrix-optimized system, Horton series of seating blocks for purging plugs are high-tech product developed simultaneously with purging plug. The series of ladle blocks show the features of stable structure, excellent thermal shock resistance, good corrosion/erosion resistance and long service life. They suit specially for large-sized refining ladles.

Seating Block-1
Al2O3  % Min. 92 91 93
MgO   % Min. 0.5 2.5 1.0
Cr2O3  % Min. 0.5 - -
Bulk Density g/cm3 1500℃x3h Min. 3.0 3.0 2.8
Cold Crushing Strength MPa 1500℃x3h Min. 70 60 60
Modulus of rupture MPa 1500℃x3h Min. 12 15 12

Seating Block-2
Al2O3  % Min. 42 40
MgO % Min. 39 36
SiO2   % Min. 3 3
Bulk Density g/cm3110℃x16h Min. 2.9 2.9
Cold Crushing Strength MPa 110℃x16h Min. 70 40
Modulus of rupture MPa 110℃x16h Min. 10 6