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I'm Peter Reinhart! Ask Me Anything! Monday, February 15, 2016 7:00-8:00 pm EST

To kick off our AMA feature, we have invited author, chef and master bread maker and host of Pizza Quest, Peter Reinhart, to be our first host! Peter will be in the Forum on Monday, February 15th, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST. If you are unable to be online during the live session, you can post your questions in the sticky post. Peter will answer those questions during the live session on February 15th. You can view Peter's answers to your questions as well as what happened during the live session in the session thread.

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  • Fire bricks Spec

    hi all,
    I found those Muddox fire bricks at my local masonry shop:
    Alumina: 27.1%
    Silica: 62.9%
    Density: 2.073 g/cm^3 (roughly 129.4 pounds/cubic foot)

    Am I good to go?
    Just for my information, are those considered as Low or Medium duty?

    thanks,
    Serge

  • #2
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    Do you get a response how did the Muddox bricks work on your oven?

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    • #3
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      The Muddox bricks are good. I used them for the oven.
      I have been using the oven for about 6 months and no issue so far.

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      • #4
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        it is good to use fire brick with that specifications for your oven. it is close to high duty

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        • #5
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          High duty is 45%>, these are low to medium duty as per the alumina content. They are high in Silica content so I hope you used a mask when cutting.
          Great for the use in ovens.

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