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Training Day 2022 10th November Schedule Announced
Training Day 2022 10th November Schedule Announced

The annual training day on Thursday 10 November 2022 in Sheffield has the full schedule listing at You can also book online on the same website page.

Venue: The Mowbray, Sheffield. Online attendance is also being provided. Lunch will be included for those attending in person.

The training day will be held on Thursday 10 November 2022 in Sheffield commencing at 9:30am. The day will look at various aspects of refractory engineering in relation to energy saving including; the use of insulation to reduce energy loss, low thermal mass linings for increasing operational efficiency and the use of thermal calculations.

The day will feature exercises by renowned experts in the field and small group exercises. The day will be of use to anyone who works with insulating refractory materials. Some prior knowledge of refractory materials will be assumed.

The schedule is:

• 09:30 – Welcome by IRE President
• 09:35 – Introduction
• 09:55 – Types of Insulation with Sam Franklin
• 10:40 – Break with Coffee & Tea
• 11:00 – Heat Flow Calculation with Ian Spicer
• 11:40 – Group Exercises
• 12:25 – Lunch
• 13:25 – Exercise feedback
• 13:35 – Low thermal mass linings
• 14:35 – Testing for Thermal Properties with Philip Walls
• 15:15 – Closing comments
• 15:30 – Close

Book here: before 31st October 2022.

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