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Has anyone tried this? - RapidSet

 
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RapidSet is a calcium aluminate cement.
It is sold in Home Depot.
Here is a link to the MSDS PDF:

http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/30/3063f813-032e-4c2a-b107-aa384065812f.pdf

It's cheaper than the refractory sold a Menard's by quite a bit.
It's available in at least some of the Home Depots that do not carry fireclay.

Has anyone used this material in a rocket stove or mass heater?
 
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2700F melting/boiling point...   interesting...  but it is also 45% limestone, im guessing it would be great for the mass area.   as far as the burn chamber and feed tube, and riser (flame path) i would like to see some testing done on it, because of the lime content...

it might work, but i only know one way to find out, test it...

it looks like very unhealthy stuff, many safety and health hazzards so be careful if you work with that stuff.
 
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