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CANCELLED- Technical Visit to Electric Glass Fibre (UK) Ltd


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Guests will be given a guided tour of the manufacturing facility, in small groups, and will enjoy up close access to this fascinating process.


Date and Time

21 March 2018 - 13:30-16:30


Wigan, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the UK - NW:Merseyside &W.Cheshire local network. Contact Steve Keeton, Keeton@ppg.com / Andrew Kaldos, chair.mwc@theiet.org for more information.

About this event

Visit will include presentations covering the theory and technologies of glass melting and glass fibre forming, including dielectric drying technology. Guests will be given a guided tour of the manufacturing facility, in small groups, and will enjoy up close access to this fascinating process. The environment surrounding the ‘birth of the fibre’ is a critical element of the process and engineer’s appetites will be whetted by the array of support utilities that are necessary to achieve this.


13:30 - 13:45  Refreshments and Networking

13:45 - 14:00  Introduction

14:00 - 15:00  Lectures

15:00 - 16:00  Manufacturing facility tours

16:00 - 16:30  Q&A

16:30 -           Finish

Reasons to attend

  • Gain an insight into Glass fibre manufacturing technology.
  • Opportunity to experience the manufacturing process.
  • Meet the experts, discuss innovations and challenges. 
  • The event gives attendees to network with members interested in this field.
  • Attendance to this event will contribute to build your Continued Professional Development Record.

Continuing Professional Development

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This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.


This is a free event to attend

Additional information

Steve Keeton MBA, CEng MIET, CMgr MCMI, Operations Manager
and Others (Will updated)

Registration information

Please register online to attend this free event

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