International Conference for Refractory Experts and Metallurgists

On March 14th the complete staff of Seven Refractories Russia (commercial and technicians) attended the International Conference for Refractory Experts and Metallurgists in Moscow.

The conference is the main event in Russia for activities related to the refractory markets and it is also an opportunity to share all the new ideas and concepts with representative coming from iron and steel enterprises.

Seven Refractories was invited to introduce a 20 minutes presentation entitled “ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY IN BLAST FURNACE LINING” edited by Palmisano, Folco, Povalyaev.  The speech was done in English with a simultaneous translation in Russian for the audience.

In particular the presentation was mainly focused on three big project commissioned and  completed in 2012:

NLMK BF5 – Tuyeres relining with bi-layer shotcrete concept,

NTMK BF5 – Copper staves repair  with shotcrete technology

Tulachermet BF1 –  Complete relining with double layer casting directly on the iron staves.

The general response from participants has been positive with a further confirmation of the name of Seven Refractories in the Russian  and CIS markets.