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Refractories Training

R6 - Refractories for the Glass Industry

Two day course: Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 September 2024, Lucideon HQ, Staffordshire

 

We recommend that attendees join the training for both days, as the content has been designed to link together, however, there is the option to attend for just one day.

 

 

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, stoning potential and bubble formation – their effects on glass quality and how to test for them
  • 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
  • Forsterite formation.

 

 

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For further information, please contact:
Caroline Mullington, Information Services & Technology Partnerships Capability Leader
caroline.mullington@uk.lucideon.com