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Stefan Eigen

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Refractory Technology – Applications, Wear Mechanism and Failures

26. April 2020 - 29. April 2020

This seminar is intended for operating engineers of the iron and steel industry, the manufacturer and the user industries as well as employees of purchasing departments who wish to use the experience of manufacturers and users for their own activities.

Maintenance and operating personnel, supervisors responsible for plant and unit operations, and managers responsible for decisions on refractory problems will learn about new materials and installation methods. Refractory installers, third party inspectors and contract maintenance personnel will particularly benefit from detailed discussions on new installation techniques and materials.


For further information please see the flyer



Fachliche Leitung / Directed by

Dr. Andreas Buhr, Frankfurt

Seminarinhalt / Content

Steel manufacturing process / General overview of wear mechanisms, methods for examination of the refractory material after use / Refractory lining and wear mechanism of blast furnace, taphole, and runners / Refractory lining and wear in the torpedo ladle / Process conditions and factors affecting the refractory lining life and the development of refractory materials technology in oxygen blowing converters / Steel Teeming Ladle: ladle metallurgical treatments, refractory stress, materials and lining concepts / Challenges and solutions for continuous casting refrac-tories in consideration of clean steel, automation and economy / Refractory lining and wear of AC and DC furnaces / Economics in refractory usage / Team-work on failure case studies


Teilnahmegebühr / Registration Fee

EUR 1.190,00 registration fee VAT-free plus EUR 312,00 conference package (total EUR 1.302,00)

EUR 990,00* registration fee VAT-free plus EUR 312,00 conference package (total EUR 1.502,00)

* for employees of member companies and individual members of the Steel Institute VDEh

A free withdrawal from the seminar is possible until 2 weeks prior to the start. Then, 25% of the seminar
fee must be paid. The total registration amount will be charged for no show or cancellation from the first
day of the event. The participant also has to bear the cancellation costs of the seminar hotel.


Veranstaltungsort / Venue

Leonardo Royal Hotel Köln Am Stadtwald
Dürener Str. 287
50935 Köln

The Steel Academy will automatically make a room booking for the participants at the Leonardo Royal Hotel Cologne from 26 to 29 April 2020 for a special rate of EUR 99,00/night incl. breakfast. The hotel room bill will be settled by you upon departure. Please advice at registration, if you do not need a reservation or whether you would like to stay longer in the hotel.



For your registration please send an e-mail including the following information to info@stahl-akademie.de: First- and Lastname, Title, Organisation/Company, billing address. Please tell us also if you have a VDEh-Membership (organisation or person) [yes/no].