SILICA BRICK

  • Superior resistance to acids (including oxidizing)
  • Resistance to chlorine
  • Resistance to thermal shock and pressure changes
  • Low thermal and chemical expansion
  • Its high porosity requires installation of a membrane
APPROXIMATE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
Silica (SiO2) 98.9%
Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3) 0.7%
Other 0.4%
AVERAGE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Bulk density 118 #/in3
Porosity 14.0%
Compressive strength 6,000 psi
Modulus of rupture 700
Linear thermal expansion 0.04%