Refractory Experts at Irefcon 18

Next Wednesday, March 7th IREFCON 18 will open its doors for the 12th India International Refractories Congress to share information, refractory experts experiences and ideas, to learn and to update the refractory industry in as many aspects of refractories development and applications as possible. Our refractory experts will of course attend this major Indian event and contribute with two technical works.

Dr. Danilo Frulli

Dr. Danilo Frulli

Florian Ahouanto, Product Manager Andalusite

Florian Ahouanto


March 8th at 2 pm, Dr. Danilo Frulli, will lecture “Natural and synthetic aluminas and aluminosilicates: properties and characteristics of the main classes of refractory raw materials”.


March 9th at 3.30 pm Florian Ahouanto will present “Andalusite based raw materials for refractory castables: properties and application”




The two speakers, as well as Ananth Nonavinakere and Dirk van den Heever shall be very pleased to answer any questions you may want to address during the event.

This biannual conference is organized by IRMA, the Indian Refractory Makers Association which is the national organization for the refractory manufacturing companies in India. It currently has 75 manufacturing units in its membership which produce a wide range of insulating, abrasion-resistant and corrosion-resistant refractories, ranging from firebricks, insulating refractories to a wide variety of high alumina, silica, magnesite and specialty refractories.

IREFCON 2018 takes place at the well-known Hotel Vivanta by Taj – Dwarka New Delhi, Sector 21 Metro Station Complex, Dwarka, New Delhi.