Magnesite (or Basic Bricks) is based on magnesium oxide (MgO) and calcium oxide (CaO). The designation magnesia or magnesite brick, is used for bricks with MgO content above 80%.
Generally, basic materials offers very great high-temperature properties, along with good resistance to basic slags, making the material very useful as refractory for the steel, iron and cement industry.
For cement, different brick composition will offer different properties in the hotter part of the rotary kiln. Höganäs Borgestad has long experience and proven products enabling secure and stable operation of the kilns different zones, taking into consideration properties of fuel and raw material input.