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R6 - Refractories for the Glass Industry (2 day course)

Wednesday 31 October & Thursday 1 November 2018 - 2 day course

Wednesday 9 October & Thursday 10 October 2019 - 2 day course

Day 1 – Glass Furnaces

Day 1 will look at the parts, conditions, requirements and refractory types required for the melting zone.

The day will cover:
  • The principles behind the manufacturing process of AZS materials
  • Inspection of AZS blocks suitable for use
  • Corrosion of refractory linings and the mechanism by which it takes place
  • Exudation and the effect on glass quality
  • Stoning potential
  • Bubble formation
  • Hydrogen diffusivity specially for the tin bath blocks.

Day 2 – Regenerators

Day 2 will look at the parts, conditions, requirements and refractory types required for regenerators.

The day will cover:
  • Concept of the regenerator
  • Temperature zones found in a regenerator
  • Material choice in different areas
  • Creep resistance
  • Alkali attack
  • Sulphur attack
  • Phosphorite formation.

For more information on this course, please contact Caroline Mullington, Technology Partnership Manager on +44 (0)1782 764422 or caroline.mullington@lucideon.com.

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