Entries by Gabriele Eibner

15 Early Stage Researchers wanted for ATHOR!

Partner of the ATHOR network, Imerys Refractory Minerals underlines its concern about the future of the refractory industry. Indeed, we measure the importance of cross-disciplinary approaches which will dramatically increase the transfer of scientific knowledge to our refractory-consuming industries in Europe ensuring progress on social, environmental and economic aspects. ATHOR stands for advanced thermo mechanical […]

Metakaolin: its potential in geopolymers

Virginie Soleil-Raynaut, Imerys Refractory Minerals’ ground and calcined clays product manager will review on “Metakaolin: its potential in geopolymers” at the occasion of the 2017 GeopolymerCamp. Metakaolin is an amorphous state of kaolinite which is obtained by firing a kaolinitic clay at a temperature between 700 and 950°C. Thanks to its pozzolanic behavior and its […]

Meet us at Metef

Verona, Italy – June 21st to 24th 2017 Imerys Refractory Minerals for Foundry Applications, will hold a stand during Metef in Verona, Italy. Supplier of the foundry industry with high performance minerals and innovative solutions for investment casting, as well as sand casting, our teams shall be glad to welcome you Hall 6 – Stand […]

Ceramics Expo, 25th to 27th April 2017

Imerys Refractory Minerals’ sales and technical team will be happy to welcome you during  Ceramics Expo  taking place in Cleveland, Ohio from April 25th to 27th on booth n° 524 in the center of the exhibition hall. Ceramics Expo is the world’s largest annual free-to-attend expo for the advanced ceramic and glass community, established in […]

2017 ACerS Spring Meeting

St. Louis Section and the Refractory Ceramics Division of the American Ceramic Society sponsor the 53rd annual St. Louis spring meeting on refractories with the theme, “Real World Applications of Refractory Testing”. This year,  Imerys Refractory Minerals’ contribution to ACerS will come through Scot Graddick, Technical Director and Product Manager of Mulcoa and Teco. He […]

Imerys Refractory Minerals at 5th ICRJ, India

During ICRJ 2017, Danilo Frulli, Marketing & Innovation Director of the Imerys Refractory Minerals division will contribute to the event with an abstract entitled “Properties of Andalusite and Mullite minerals and their applications in the steel & iron industry”. Dr. Frulli will be speaking Thursday, 8thFebruary at 9.45 am at the Wave International in Jamshedpur. […]

Kerphalite™ KF : moulding material for precision casting

In its December edition Casting, Plant and Technology International  published the following article about the key role of Kerphalite KF for precision casting written by Joachim Wolff (Imerys Refractory Minerals), Sabine Umla-Latz and Martine Dahlmann (Hüttenes-Albertus). Complex cast parts such as turbocharger housings play a central role in the design of modern high-performance engines. Due […]

Community project restores dignity to girls

Since several  years, Imerys Refractory Minerals implements education programs, supports agricultural cooperatives and modernizes infrastructures to improve life standards of its employee’s communities. Late 2015 Imerys South Africa started partnership with The Peace Agency  to fund  locally produced Subz Pads packs of washable sanitary pads and underwear to fight against absenteeism and drop-outs of girls […]

New Face Coat Material for Investment Casting Molds

Imerys Refractory Minerals for foundry applications in collaboration with CARRD, Imerys R&D center for refractories & abrasives, developed a new solution for face coat material. The Treibacher Alodur WRG IC ESR , a synthetic material  based on fused alumina, is the ideal alternative to zircon for face coat applications. Our solution was introduced during WCIC, […]

1st Imerys Refractory Minerals Safety Day

At Imerys Refractory Minerals just as throughout the Imerys group, safety is our number one priority. Imerys develops a proactive safety and health culture by implementing the three pillars of the Imerys Safety System: compliance, continuous improvement and communication. It is structured along the following lines: clearly defined audit protocols, regular audits, a global training […]