Refractory Technology - Applications, Wear Mechanism and Failures

A Steel Academy seminar. 


April, 26-29 2020


  • Köln, Germany

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.

Further information about the seminar


The Steel Academy is the education department of the Steel Institute VDEh and the leading provider of seminars on the metallurgy and material technology of steel. The Academy’s programme includes 35 seminars that covers the topics of raw materials, recycling, iron and steel production, forming, material technology, energy and the environment. The non-technical seminars cover business administration, management topics and intercultural training. The participants come from steel companies, the supplier and user industries, and plant manufacturers.

The Steel Academy collaborates with numerous universities, technical colleges and institutes (which often host the seminars) in order to ensure that the seminars maintain a high level. The roughly 200 trainers and speakers are experts from industry, research and development, as well as from universities and associations.

The conference language is English. The extensive written documentation is in English language too.