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Iron & steel industry consumes close to %75 of the refractories manufactured around the globe. The consumption speed of refractories in the iron & steel industry is very high. In regards to global consumption figures of refractories, total refractory material consumption of the sector is calculated to be 10kg per ton of liquid steel manufactured. This figure may shift depending on each country. In Turkey, the number is around 7-8kg per ton of liquid steel. It is possible to measure the performance life of refractories both in years (ex: ladle bricks) and in days (ex: blast furnace bricks) depending on the unit processors they are used at. Refractory products with very diverse characteristics and structures are being used during the steel production process taking place in integrated and mini mill plants alike. These products may be refractory bricks of various shapes and dimensions as well as castables with alumina silicate or basic material base.