About Horton Group

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.
Stopper Rods

Stopper Rods

The Horton series of mono block stoppers include alumina-carbon type and magnesia-carbon type to suit for individual casting conditions.

A broad range of designs are available for stopper head or slag line, reliable and satisfactory performances have been achieved in decades of operations worldwide.

  Body Head
Chemical analysis
Al2O3   % ≥45.0 ≥55.0   ≥75.0
MgO  %     ≥60.0  
C+SiC % ≥25.0 ≥20.0 ≤20.0 ≥10.0
Physical properties
Bulk density g/cm3 ≥2.36 ≥2.44 ≥2.50 ≥2.70
Apparent Porosity  % ≤17.0 ≤19.0 ≤18.0 ≤17.0
Cold Crushing Strength  Mpa ≥16.0 ≥20.0 ≥15.0 ≥20.0
Modulus of Rupture  Mpa ≥5.0 ≥5.0 ≥4.0 ≥6.0

Fused Silica Stopper

Chemiacl analysis Physical properties
SiO2 % Bulk Density  g/cm3 Apparent Porosity % Cold Crushing Strength Mpa
≥99 ≥1.85 ≤15 ≥40