INSERTEC was in the fair together with our distributor ISTANBUL METALURJI. This year the fair was with uncertainties after the political situation that has recently had Turkey.
Participation was lower but in spite of this, the fair served as a meeting place for smelters and suppliers of cast iron. The foreign presence also decreased comparatively with other editions.
AKDAS again presents itself as largest cast steel in Medium East, being capable of producing unique pieces of more than 150 t.
INSERTEC R&D has attended the 59th INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM ON REFRACTORIES which took place in Aachen, Germany, last 28th and 29th of September. This event is a meeting of the main suppliers of raw materials and equipment. At same time, most relevant researchers from European countries present last scientific advances on refractories technology.
This time a significant group of non-EU technicians has been present in added to a group of more than 200 participants. Main research lines were steelmaking, foundry, non-ferrous metallurgy and refractory castables, the latter with many followers.
Education on refractories a topic supported by the German industry has appeared as a relevant one.