Magnesia (deadburned)

Description
Is unreactive magnesium oxide. Is actually natural magnesite calcined (burned) at very high temperatures so that it can be used for manufacturing of refractory bricks. Hence a refractory raw material. Produced in briquette form, shares similar characteristics to that of gravel in terms of size, appearance and handling. As a result of this form of burning magnesia, it results in a non-reactive magnesium oxide which does not spontaneously heat or hydrate. Deadburned magnesia comes in either white, brown or grey. Dry and dusty. Bulk density: 2,000 kg/m3.
Trade Names (Synonyms)
Dead-burned magnesia - deadburned magnesite, burnt magnesia - burnt magnesite - refractory magnesia - magnesium oxide MgO - magnesite, clinker - magnesia clinker - magnesia electro-fused.

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