Extensive training programme announced for 2021
In addition to the five day highly technical, comprehensive Glass Technology training course focused on industrial glass production, a programme of shorter courses focusing on specific topics has been developed by CelSian for different levels of seniority in the glass industry.
This includes introductory courses for novice to advanced beginners who would like to improve their understanding, as well as advanced courses for advanced beginners to skilled professionals looking to deepen their knowledge.
CelSian Academy training courses planned for 2021 include:
2-3 March: Glass melting (Sheffield, UK).
16-17 March: Raw materials and melting (Eindhoven, the Netherlands).
18 March: Glass defect diagnosis (Eindhoven, the Netherlands).
13-14 April: Sustainability and energy savings (Eindhoven, the Netherlands).
15-16 April: Redox, fining and glass quality (Eindhoven, the Netherlands).
28 June-2 July: General glass technology training (Detroit, USA).
27 September-1 October: General glass technology training (Eindhoven, the Netherlands).
12 October: Heat transfer in glass melting furnaces (Eindhoven, the Netherlands).
13-14 October: Burners, combustion and NOx emissions (Sheffield, UK).
26-27 October: Refractory selection, maintenance and related defects (Eindhoven, the Netherlands).
28-29 October: Flat glass melting and forming (Eindhoven, the Netherlands).
With the prospect of restricted travel, online registration opportunities will be offered and some training course may be conducted fully online using the latest training methods and an upgraded video and sound setting.
In-house training courses with tailored modules can also be offered for companies wishing to train a number of people at once.
The CelSian Academy is based on over 30 years’ expertise in research, development and application within the industrial glass production environment.
Drawing on this experience, leading expert trainers covering the challenges of today’s glass production include Mathi Rongen, Oscar Verheijen, Neil Simpson and Yongguo Wu.
For an archived 2018 Glass Worldwide interview with Oscar Verheijen about CelSian’s training activities, visit: https://www.glassworldwide.co.uk/Articles/expanded-training-opportunitie...