Cite this paper
Folorunso, D. , Aramide, F. , Olubambi, P. , Borode, J. (2015) The Effects of Firing Temperatures on the Performance of Insulating Firebricks Containing Different Proportions of Alumina and Sawdust. Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering
, 309-317. doi: 10.4236/jmmce.2015.34033
 Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia (2014)
 Borode, J.O. and Olasupo, O.A. (2009) Development of Insulating Refractory Ramming Mass from Some Nigerian Refractory Raw Materials. Journal of Materials & Materials characterization & Engineering, 8, 667-678.
 Folorunso, D.O., Olubambi, P. and Borode, J.O. (2014) Characterization and Qualitative Analysis of Some Nigerian Clay Deposits for Refractory Applications. IOSR Journal of Applied Chemistry, 7, 40-47.
 Folorunso, D.O. (2014) Comparative Study of the Responses of Three Clay Deposits to Defferation by an Organic Acid. IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, 11, 82-89.
 ASTM C 201-86 (1986) Standard Test Method for Porosity and Thermal Conductivity of Refractories. American Society for Testing and Materials, Pittsburg.
 ASTM C 133-84 (1984) Standard Test Method for Cold Crushing Strength and Modulus of Rupture of Refractory Brick and Shapes. American Society for Testing and Materials, Pittsburg.
 ASTM D 1857 (1987) Fusibility of Coke and Ash. American Society for Testing and Materials, Pittsburg.
 Refractories, an Overview of Journal of Materials Science and Engineering Information. www.azom.com
 Hosseini, M.R., Pazouki, M., Ranjbar, M. and Habibian, M. (2007) Bioleaching of Iron from Highly Contaminated Kaolin Clay by Aspergillus niger. Applied Clay Science, 37, 251-257.
 Chester, J.H. (1983) Refractoriness: Production and Properties. The Metal Society, London, 492-510.
 Jonker, A., Maree, D.B.G. and Van Der Merwe, M.J. (1998) Guidelines for Ceramic Techniques. Technikon Pretoria, Pretoria.