Taking place the day before the main conference on Tuesady 2 April, this year's pre-conference covers two hot industry topics; blending for coke-making and refractory materials.
13:30 - 13:50: Welcome and Registration
13:50 - 15:50: Part 1: Blending for Coke-Making and PCI: An Alternative for Diversification
- From coal to coke: coal formation, rank and mechanisms of carbonisation
- Characterisation (testing) of coal and coke
- Blending philosophies
- The role of coke in the blast furnance and PCI
Facilitator: Jorge Caldiera, Consultant, Coalbiz, Brazil
15:50 - 16:10: Mid-Afternoon Refreshments
16:10 - 18:10: Part 2: Different Refractory Materials, Wall Pressure and Bracing System
- From concrete structure and pinion walls, refractory block and design, oven doors and u-gas piping, through reversing of the heating system and raw gas data
Facilitator: Ingomar Koehler, Consultant, PROCOMCO, Germany
Tickets for the workshop are just €399, but places are limited so we advise booking as soon as possible to avoid missing out!
*To attend the workshop, you must book or have already booked onto the Eurocoke Summit 2019 main two-day conference.