A Glass Technology Forum Presented By Hotwork & Fosbel
The 33rd Hotbels Seminar
Wednesday & Thursday
April 25th & 26th, 2018
SmartMelter: New Industry Standard in Furnace Maintenance & Health Monitoring
Yakup Bayram, PaneraTech
Monolithic Materials & Practices: From Steel to Glass
Anna Broughton, Minteq International
Changes of Silica & OSHA Standards at the Work Site
Dragan Savic, SCT
Best Practices: Do We (Should We?) Have Them?
Philip Ross, Glass Industry Consulting
Thermal Imaging NOx Filter Helps Optimize Combustion for Emission Reduction
Philippe Kerbois, AMETEK Land & Neil Simpson, Simpson Combustion & Energy
Stones & Knots: The Devil Is In The Details
Terry Fisk, JTF Microscopy
Operating Experience with OPTIMELT™ Heat Recovery Technology
Dr. Stefan Laux, Praxair Inc.
Economics of Hot Repair
Dennis Cawthorn, Fosbel Inc.
PlanarTek Forehearth Combustion Technology
John Neufeld, Fives Stein Ltd.
Hotbels 2018 Seminar Information:
The Griffin Gate Marriott is located at 1800 Newtown Pike in Lexington, Kentucky.
In addition to the Lexington - LEX (12 miles) airport, the hotel is also in close proximity to the Cincinnati - CVG (68 miles) and Louisville - SDF (80 miles) airports, which may provide more affordable flight options.
Thursday Afternoon Activities:
The BTU Award:
Congratulations to David Boothe, recipient of the 2017 Hotbels BTU Award, and Reberto Cabrera, recipient of the 2016 Hotbels BTU Award!