Lucideon expands 2018 refractories training programme to the glass industry

Lucideon’s two-day course ‘Refractories for the Glass Industry’ covers glass furnaces

Lucideon will be expanding its training schedule to include a two day refractories module for the glass industry.

Lucideon’s two-day course ‘Refractories for the Glass Industry’ at its headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent, covers glass furnaces on day one and regenerators on day two, looking at the parts, conditions, requirements and refractory types required.
The training is ideal for anyone in involved in the selection of refractories from across the glass industry workforce, including designers, installers, process leaders, production and manufacturing operatives, maintenance teams, purchasing teams, material scientists or chemical and process engineers, R&D, quality and laboratory technicians, technical teams.
Attendees will gain the necessary knowledge, enabling them to transfer the learning into their day to day activities.
Jan Theron, refractories training tutor at Lucideon said: “The performance of refractories in the glass manufacturing process is key to overall performance including quality, energy efficiency and economic performance. The new module will enable attendees to go back to their workplace with an understanding of the principles of refractories in the glass industry. The course content covers the applications, constraints and characteristics, the critical properties and the interactions between refractory and glass.”
Lucideon plans to offer refractories training with an international expansion of the training 2018/2019.
Lucideon also provides in-house refractories training solutions that are specifically suited to diverse needs, providing flexibility to arrange content, times and location.