F.L. Kapustin, V.M. Ufimtsev, Ural State Technical University–UPI named after the first President of the Russian Federation,

B.N. Eltsin, Yekaterinburg

B.L. Vishnya, Urals Power Engineering Company, Yekaterinburg

V.Y. Putilov, Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Russia

Possible trends for improvement of the building-technical properties of dry ash characteristics formed as a result of solid fuel combustion at thermal power stations are presented. The results of application of different ash and slag benefication technologies to widen the trends and increase the volumes of their use in the construction materials and products are given.