The purchasing pace at the demand end of the international thermal coal market continues to slow down and the international thermal coal price continues to decline. Prices for thermal coal at major international ports continued to fall last week as buyers in Europe slowed in recent days for April, coupled with weaker-than-expected import demand from End users in China. According to China Coal Market net monitoring: Australia Newcastle port thermal coal price index was 253 USD/ton, compared with 309.02 USD/ton, down 56.02 USD/ton, down 18.13%. South Africa's Port Richards thermal coal price Index was $264.5 / mt, down the US $62.72 / mt or 19.17% from US $327.22 / mt. The European ARA Tri-port thermal coal price Index was $281.8 / ton. Does the price of thermal coal in major international ports continue to decline to affect the price of the Cellular Concrete Foaming Agents?
Introduction to Cellular Concrete:
Cellular concrete or cellular lightweight concrete (clc) consists of cement, water, and preformed foam. Foam allows a relatively high proportion of stable air voids to mix into the mixture, and thus a cellular or porous solid can be produced after curing of the mixture. The air content in cellular concrete is between 10% and 70%. When cellular concrete hardens, it can reach an oven-dry density of 50 lb/ft3 (8 t/m3).
Production Process of Cellular Concrete:
The production process is divided into two steps. In the first stage, a foam generator is used to make microscopic stable foam: solution of the foaming agent is fed into the foam generator to generate a dense foam. In the second stage, the foam is mixed with a cement slurry. Normally, the dry density of such mixture is between 250 and 1600 kilograms per cubic meter. When the cellular lightweight concrete is used for insulation or filling purposes, the density is between 400 and 800 kilograms per cubic meter.
Applications of Cellular Concrete:
Flat top heat shield;
Fire prevention of wood flooring and steel structure works;
Fabrication of light beams, blocks and panels;
Fill old underground pipes, abandoned tunnels, sewers, cisterns, shelters and basements, repair ditches;
The properties of the cellular concrete, like the thermal resistance and sorptivity coefficient, are strongly influenced by the type of foaming agent used. Currently, there are two types of foaming agents available, protein based foaming agents and synthetic foaming agent.
Suppliers of Cellular Concrete Foaming Agents
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