About Tamping Paste

Tamping Paste or Ramming Paste is used in the lining of submerged arc furnaces. It is softened by heating and then applied over the refractory lining of the SAF.

TYPICAL SPECIFICATIONS OF TAMPING PASTE:

GREEN PASTE
Property Unit ECA Base CPC Base
Plasticity % As per customer's requirement As per customer's requirement
Fixed Carbon % 83 min 87 min
Volatile Matter % 11 max 12 max
Ash % 6 max 1 max
Apparent Density gm/cc 1.60 min 1.60 min
BAKED PASTE
Property Unit ECA Base CPC Base
Fixed Carbon % 93 min 99 min
Apparent Density gm/cc 1.45 min 1.40 min
Cold Crushing Strength kg/cm2 250 min 200 min
Electrical Resistivity Ohm.mm2 / meter 65 to 75 85 to 95