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Retodd87 05-21-2012 08:50 PM

Cooking surface
 
Could you use 3" of Castable refractory cement for the cooking surface.

david s 05-25-2012 03:09 AM

Re: Cooking surface
 
Large pieces of castable refractory are likely to crack. You could cast it into a number of pieces and reinforce them with stainless steel needles to avoid this. The castable refractory is really designed to be fired up to a high temperature where it will become partly vitrified and therefore stronger. If only taken to pizza temperature it will never be as hard as a firebrick which is fired to over 1000 C.


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