“Linear Programming Used to Minimize Cost in Wet Processing of Triaxial Ceramics”
Linear programming is used to minimize the cost of ceramic bodies as a function of the raw materials, considering rheological properties, optimum amount of deflocculant and settling stabilization.
C.M. Gomes, A.P.N. Oliveira and O.E. Alarcon and D. Hotza

“Polymeric Fiber Geometry Affects Refractory Castable Permeability”
Selected values of polymeric fiber length and diameter maximize the permeability level of castable refractories, which decreases destructive spalling.
R. Salomão, A.M. Zambon and V.C. Pandolfelli