Learn about the Thermal Properties of Refractories

Jul 02, 2021 / Events

Advanced Thermal Properties of Refractories is the latest in a series of Orton Foundation online Refractories courses.

Instructor: Joseph Homeny, Ph.D.

Course description
This course is an intensive combination of classroom lectures and live laboratory demonstrations that address the thermal properties of refractories, both theoretically and experimentally. The individual sessions are titled in the accompanying outline of the daily topics. The lectures are taught on the undergraduate senior / graduate level. The fundamentals, along with application to refractories, are emphasized. The live laboratory demonstrations are designed to give the participants experience with common thermal property tests.

View and download the course outline here.

About HarbisonWalker International

With more than 150 years of industry leadership, HarbisonWalker International (HWI) is the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the United States. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company’s international network spans North America, Europe, and Asia, with 19 manufacturing plants, 30 global sourcing centers, and technology facilities in both the United States and China. Serving virtually every major industry that requires refractory solutions to enhance production and protect assets, HWI is consistently recognized for its talented experts, industry firsts, and intensely driven excellence.