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MF - Mouldable Firebrick
Firebrick Replacement Material. Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick is a specially formulated blend of high quality refractory (heat resistant) aggregates and bonding fire clay, resulting in a product which can be moulded into any shape to replace ordinary firebrick.
Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick is a versatile solution designed for repairing or replacing fire bricks in various heating appliances, such as fireplaces, stoves, boilers, open fires, wood burning stoves, and light industrial kilns and incinerators. With its exceptional temperature resistance and easy application process, it ensures reliable and efficient performance in domestic applications.
- Rated to 1600ºC: This high-temperature rating makes Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick suitable for all domestic heating applications, providing peace of mind and durability.
- Versatile Applications: The product can be used to repair or replace part or complete fire bricks, allowing for flexible usage in different heating appliances.
Surface Preparation: Before applying Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick, ensure that all surfaces are thoroughly cleaned and free from any dust or grease. This will ensure proper adhesion and maximize the effectiveness of the product.
- Invert the tub and empty the contents onto a clean surface.
- Take lumps of Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick and tamp them into position using a mallet or hammer. Apply firm pressure to achieve maximum consolidation.
- Repeat the process until the desired contour of the firebrick is achieved and further consolidation cannot be obtained.
- For additional support during the application, you can use a temporary support former, such as a piece of wood or hardboard, to contain the Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick.
Trimming Excess Material: If there is any excess material protruding, it can be trimmed back using a knife. However, avoid smoothing the surface or using a wet trowel, as this may affect the performance of the product.
- Allow Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick to dry overnight.
- Afterward, apply gentle heat for 8 to 10 hours to thoroughly dry the material. This gradual drying process helps prevent cracking and ensures optimal performance.
- Once the initial drying period is complete, gradually increase the temperature to the maximum level recommended for your heating appliance.
Normal Use: Once the appliance has been heated to the recommended maximum temperature, it is ready for normal use. Enjoy the reliable performance of Vitcas Mouldable Firebrick in your heating appliance.
|Product Group||Mortars/ Cements/ Concrete|
|Ready to Use||Yes|
|Drying Time||12h / +20°C (+68°F)|
|Working Time / minutes||60|
|HS Tariff Code||6902209100|