The Best of the Bulletin: Refractory Ceramics consists of more than 300 articles from The American Ceramic Society Bulletin on the topic of refractory ceramics. These articles have been organized by decade from 1950 to 2015. The Bulletin is The American Ceramic Society’s membership magazine and has been the flagship publication for research and overview articles on all things ceramic and glass. We have scoured through six and a half decades of Bulletin articles and selected topics on refractories that are timeless and continue to offer relevant solutions to problems today. We are certain you will find valuable nuggets of information in these six and a half decades of archival articles.

This is a great resource for the following industries:

  • Refractory R&D
  • Manufacturing
  • Refractory end-users
  • Furnace designers
  • Heat treaters


Do you prefer to access your collection online rather than by ordering a physical DVD or flash drive? Now you can, with Best of the Bulletin: Refractory Ceramics Online Collection!

The Online Collection features six new articles from 2016–2019. Gain access to the Online Collection today at this link.

Refractory products can be classified as either brick and shapes or monolithics and specialties. The latter category includes mortars, plastics and ramming mixes, castables, gunning mixes, coatings, and fiber products. Industrial segments that will benefit from this resource include iron and steel, aluminum, other non-ferrous metals, glass, cement, ceramics, petrochemical, and refining.

There are three format options for ordering The Best of the Bulletin: Refractory Ceramics—DVD, flash drive, or online. Choose the best format for your needs by clicking the link below.

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The refractories industry is performance driven. Refractory producers must meet the expectations placed on them from the diverse industries that use refractories. The refractory industry constantly searches for new products to extend in-service life and perform in increasingly extreme environments.

Learn more about refractories through our DVD courses, short courses, and Online Learning Center. To discover refractory and ceramic related books and collections published by ACerS-Wiley, visit and our Progress in Ceramics Series.