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Refractories tame the flame to make it all possible

By April Gocha / February 20, 2015

Watch this informative video from The Refractories Institute, “Taming the Flame,” to learn all about how refractories make it possible.

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Refractories Institute video, plus scholarships for undergrads, grads

By Eileen De Guire / November 2, 2012

  Did you know that the word “refractory” means “durable, stubborn?” I learned that from the outstanding video “Taming the Flame” produced by The Refractories Institute. The eight-minute video provides a great overview of the sweeping role of refractories in critical manufacturing sectors, such as the metals processing industry, the glass and ceramic processing industry,…

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The Refractories Institute fires up scholarship program

By Eileen De Guire / October 20, 2011

In 1934, you could have carried this in your pocket. It was probably enough to pay for most of an undergraduate education. Credit: Wikepedia Do you know a student who could use 5,000 bucks and likes hot stuff? We received the following announcement for a scholarship opportunity for students interested in refractories. It’s open to…

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