Each year Gouda Refractories organizes a three days refractory training course for its customers, partners and others who are interested to learn more about refractories. Every year people from all over the world and from all different types of industries participate in this training course.
4-6 June, 2024
The next English version of the course will be organized on:
Tuesday 4 June – Thursday 6 June, 2024
The number of participants to the course is limited. So don't wait too long to claim yours.
The training course is held in a premier hotel in Gouda, allowing participants to stay in a comfortable hotel and in order to have a convenient location in an historical city close to the production facilities of Gouda Refractories.
Introduction to refractory materials
Classification of refractory materials
Alumina-silicate; phase diagrams
Raw materials: application and properties
Dense refractory bricks and mortars
Insulating refractory materials
Unshaped refractory materials (monolithics, regular cement, low cement, self-flowing)
Installation of refractory materials
Wear & attack mechanisms of refractory materials
Refractories testing (standard & simulation)
Production of refractory materials
Field trip to Gouda Refractories production facilities
The level of the refractory training course is such that participants should have at least some background and experience with refractories and also have a technical education. If you want more information about this training course, please do not hesitate to contact us.