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Programme - Fire-ECerS Summer School

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Tuesday, June 28th 

Refresher of basic knowledge

  • Raw materials
  • Shaped refractories
  • Monolithic refractories : LCC, ULCC, NCC

The Fundamentals : Corrosion and thermo-mechanics

  • Thermodynamic and kinetics
  • Reactive transportation
  • Fracture and creep

Exhibition Cerami°k

Poster session and video session


Wednesday, June 29th

Industrial and economic needs

  • Refractory values in use
  • How to innovate ?

Future challenges for refractories

  • Sensors, instrumentation and refractory needs
  • Challenges for data mining and machine learning in the refractory industry and end-users
  • Circular economy

Refractories for Steel Making

  • Critical wear factors and optimum choice
  • Improvement of steel cleanliness

Departure to Ijmuiden

Thursday, June 30th

Refractories for Steel Making

  • The new face of the steel industry
  • Management and production of iron by H2 – consequences for refractories

Visit of Tata Steel Plant

Discussion, Brain Storming

End of the FIRE-ECERS School (16h30)

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