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The 31st Hotbels Seminar

   April 19th & 20th, 2016

Held at:

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

1800 Newtown Pike

                 Lexington, KY

 
 

Hotbels 2016 Schedule:

 

Tuesday, April 19, 2016:

11–1 pm:                       Registration

1 pm – 5:30 pm:          Presentations

 

 

Everything You Wanted to Know About Mullite Regenerators  And A Little Bit More

Trevor Wilson, DSF Refractories & Minerals

Lessons Learned Using High Emissivity Coatings

Bryn Snow, HarbisonWalker International

 

Combustion and Its Impact on Refractory

Kevin Lievre, Consultant

 

 

6:00 pm:                      Reception

7:00 pm:                        Dinner at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

 

 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016:

8:00 am:                     Presentations focusing on the challenges to glassmakers

(see attached for list of titles)

 

12:00 pm:                 Keeneland Race Track,

  (Includes Buffet Lunch)

 

  OR

 

  Tour of Taylor Made Horse Farm and Waveland State

  Historic Site. Lunch will be included on the tour.

 

 

6  9 pm:                     Reception at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

 

 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016:

Furnace Design and Operations for the Long Term

David Boothe, Allstates Refractory Contractors, LLC

 

Furnace Glass Leak Prevention Program: Are You Really Prepared?

Dan Carman, Eguren Enterprises 

 

Smart Melter Solution for Furnace Life Optimization

Dr. Yakup Bayram, PaneraTech

Regenerator Repair: Oxy Fuel and Refractory Experience

Anna Broughton, Minteq International

 

Reverse Engineering:  The Energy Reduction Mentality

Brian Naveken, Toledo Engineering Co.

Reducing Alkali Volatilization with Low Momentum Oxy Burners to Extend Furnace Life

Uyi Iyoha, Praxair

 

WOOL: A New Chromic Oxide Refractory & Recycling Solution for Insulation Glass

Thibault Champion, SEFPRO

 

 

 

Note: Presentations not necessarily given in order listed.

Regards,

Hotwork                                               Fosbel, Inc.
Donna.Esson@Hotwork.com                   Lou.Carolla@Fosbel.com
                                                         Karen.Gallagher@Fosbel.com

Hotbels 2016 Seminar Information:

Venue:
Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

Griffin Gate Marriott

The Griffin Gate Marriott is located at 1800 Newtown Pike in Lexington, Kentucky.

Getting Here:
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.

The BTU Award:

Congratulations to George Kopser, recipient of the 2015 Hotbels BTU Award.

Congratulations George!

Verallia Wins 2014 BTU Award

 

 

BTU Award

Contact us for more info about Hotbels 2016.