About Dalian Horton

HORTON Group, with more than 25 years experience in Metallurgy field, is dedicated to supplying top quality products in the Steel and Foundry Industry. Horton could provide quality products, expert technical support and high level of service for the customers worldwide. HORTON offers solution service for steel and Metallurgy industry. The main products we can offer include:Graphite Electrodes, Special Graphite Products, Various Refractory Bricks, Monolithic Refractory, Stopper Rods, Ladle Shroud, Nozzels, Casting Rolls for Rolling Mill, Tungsten Carbide Rings and Composite Rolls, Ceramic Rolls, Various type of Bearings, Casting and Mechanical Components, Special Casting Sands (Ceramsite), Investment Casting etc.All our products are manufactured to meet stringent ISO requirements. We have successfully cooperated with a large number of customers at home and abroad. We, wholeheartedly welcome friends of related fields from all over the world to contact with us. Your production need have been our first priority. We are proud to place our expertise, our skill and our facility at your service. Our ultimate goal is the pursuit of your satisfaction!
Taphole Blocks for EAF


Horton series of taphole are made from high purity fused magnesite or 98 large crystal magnesite, with special antioxidants and resin binder. Mono block taphole bricks are ISO-Pressed, while assembly taphole is formed by friction press. The series of products show good oxidization resistance, high strength, excellent erosion resistance, long life and easy of installation.

MgO   % Min. 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5
Al2O3   % 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Fe2O3  % 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
CaO    % 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
SiO2   % 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
C      % 10 14 10 14
Apparent Porosity  % Max. 4 4 5 5
Bulk Density   g/cm3 Min. 2.95 2.92 2.95 2.92
Cold Crushing Strength MPa Min. 40 40 35 35
Hot Modulus of Rupture MPa Min. 1400℃x0.5h 12 10 12 10