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IForgeIron is now carrying gas forge supplies, such as Inswool insulating blanket, Kast-o-lite 30, insulating bricks, etc.

Watch this space as we list the products and prices.

 

PM me for details.

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Do you plan to offer IR reflective coatings (ITC, Metrikote, Plistix, etc)?

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Plistix and Fire brick are available

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Glenn I'm glad you are doing this. It will make it much easier for new members to get some of the materials that they seem to have trouble sourcing without having to buy more than needed.

If I can make a suggestion you may want to give an estimate on how much five lbs of kastolite will cover. When I was looking into building a gasser that was something that I had a hard time figuring out until I was directed to a website of a member here.

Great idea and good luck,

  Pnut (Mike)  

 

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We are working on that information and more.

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Yes, Glen, it would be most helpful to have an idea of coverage, i.e. "a 5# bag will cover X-number square inches to a 1/2" depth".

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The Kast-o-lite 30 bulk density after 1500*F (815*C) is listed as 87 to 97 pounds per cubic foot. Lets call it 90 pounds per cubic foot. A cubic foot is 12 x 12 x 12 inches. Divide 90 by 12 and you get 7.5 pounds per square foot at one inch thick, or 3.75 pounds per square foot at 1/2 inch thick.

One source says that when properly mixed it will make 18 cubic inches per pound of material.

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