Short Courses

Orton Ceramic Announces New Course Offerings


In response to industry demand, Orton is offering a series of short courses dealing with refractories and glass. The courses are shown below:

  • Introduction to Refractories
  • Introduction to Glass
  • Advanced Mechanical Properties of Refractories
  • Advanced Thermal Properties of Refractories
  • Advanced Corrosion Behavior of Refractories
  • Technician Training – Mechanical Properties of Refractories
  • Technician Training – Thermal Properties of Refractories
  • Technician Training – Physical Properties of Refractories

Each course combines both classroom and practical lab experience. Orton will provide certificates for students completing a combination of three advanced courses or three training courses plus one introductory course.

For Additional Questions Concerning the Courses Contact

Dr. Joseph Homeny
The Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation
Phone: (614) 818-1323
Fax: (614)-895-5610

About The Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation

The Standard Pyrometric Cone Company was established in 1896 by Dr. Edward Orton Jr., the first Chairman of the Ceramic Engineering Department at The Ohio State University. With the creation of the Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation after his death in 1932, the primary focus became providing products to assist and enhance high-temperature processing of ceramics and other materials. Today, Orton provides Pyrometric Devices, Thermoanalytical Instruments, and Material Testing to more than 70 countries worldwide.

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