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Institute of Refractories Training Course
Institute of Refractories Training Course


Dates: 16 & 18 November 2021 (two half day sessions)

Time: 0900-1130 GMT each day

Venue: Online

Members – 1 session – £20, Both sessions – £35
Non-members – 1 session- £40, Both Sessions – £75
Non members attending both sessions will qualify for free membership for 1 year

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To provide an understanding of how the properties of refractories are determined, how the results are used and an introduction to how the results can be used in assessment of refractory materials.

Webinars let by experts in refractory materials. There will be time for questions. There are exercises in the course and if several people from one organisation are attending, these are best done in small groups.

Who Should Attend
Personnel involved in testing, specification and selection of refractory materials. The course will assume a basic knowledge of refractory materials.

Introduction – Why properties matter.
Types of Property – Chemical, Physical, Thermal, Simulative.
How Properties are Measured.
Data Sheets and Specification.
Product Assessment.

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