Product: Pligun Al-Tuff 3100 Special

Product #: 16517


Service Temperature Limit:

Aluminum Contact – 1700°F

Non-Contact – 3100°F

Installation Method:  Gunning

Shelf Life: 6 months

Industries: Aluminum

Best Applications:  Engineered for field gunning applications in aluminum melting and holding furnaces.   Typical applications include:

  1. Division/hot walls
  2. Lower sidewalls
  3. Stack melter hot wall repairs
  4. Jambs


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Product Information: Pligun® Al-Tuff®️ 3100 Special has a mullite based aggregate with a mullite / alumina, aluminum resistant matrix, Pligun and Plicast Al-Tuff 3100 Special KK were the first successful low cement, non-wetting castable to be widely applied in aluminum furnaces of all types and all segments … from secondary to die cast.   In addition to excellent physical attributes, this high strength material possesses the same characteristics typical of Plibrico’s low cement castable offerings.   Product advantages include:

  • Superior resistance to aluminum wetting and penetration
  • Excellent hot and cold strength
  • Low abrasion loss < 7cc per ASTM C704
  • Good volume stability
  • Excellent thermal cycling and fracture resistance
  • Resistant to aluminum fluxes

Available Internationally As: Plico® Gun Mix A-T 3100


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  • Plibrico® Plastic Refractories

    Clay/Air Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico®Super F AB 58% 2900F / 1590C SDS
    Plibrico®60 AB 58% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®80 AB 78% 3200F / 1760C SDS
    Plibrico®90 AB 90% 3400F / 1871C SDS

    Phosphate Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico®55 S 54% 3000F / 1648C SDS
    Plibrico®68 S 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®68 SA 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®85 S Special 83% 3300F / 1815C SDS
    Plibrico®90 S 90% 3400F / 1870C SDS
    Plibrico®SiC 80 (80% SiC) 2700F / 1480C SDS

    (fine grain – soft)

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico®SR 68 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®SR 85 83% 3300F / 1815C SDS
    Plibrico®SR 90 88% 3400F / 1870C SDS

    Plibrico HyRATE® Plastic Refractories – Gunning Grade

    Clay/Air Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®Super F AB 43% 2900F / 1595C SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®60 AB 60% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®80 AB 78% 3200F / 1760C SDS

    Phosphate Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®68 S 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®85 S Special 84% 3300F / 1815C SDS