Spinel’s spring

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Monday, 25 July 2011

Steelmaking, cement, and glass refractory applications bloom for the synthetic magnesia-alumina mineral, although world production remains limited


RHI’s sintered spinel plant at Radenthein, Austria. RHI AG 

There are certain synthetic industrial minerals that have taken time to evolve, but once established after much research and development, they have carved their niche in the market.

This is certainly the case with spinel, which only...

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