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68th Conference on Glass Problems / Edition 1

68th Conference on Glass Problems / Edition 1

by Charles H. Drummond III


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ISBN-13: 9780470344910
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/25/2008
Series: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings Series , #388
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Charles H. Drummond, III, received his PhD from Harvard University in 1974 and his research interests are primarily focused on the structure and properties of amorphous solids or glasses. This includes bulk glasses of scientific and commercial interest and glasses present in crystalline materials. Dr. Drummond is the director of the Annual Conference on Glass Problems, and has received the Governor's Award for Emerging Technology and the Cramer Award from the American Ceramic Society.

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Batch Plant Dust Collection—An Engineered Approach to Dust Reduction 1
Don Feuerstein, Barney Olson, and Natalie Gaydos

Forehearth Coloring Advancements 11
John M. Bauer

Gob Temperature Control 23
Brent lllingworth, Jim Knope, Steve Nixon, Alan White, and Julian Railey

Applications and Challenges for Infrared Temperature Measurement in Glass Manufacturing with an Emphasis on Tempering of Low-Emissivity Glass 39
James Earle and Frank Schneider

Industrial Experiences with a New Surface Treatment Technology 47
Heiko Hessenkemper

What is the Ideal Glass Batch Depth of a Glass Furnace? 57
E. Muijsenberg, M. Muijsenberg, J. Chmelar, and Glenn Neff

Effects of Surface Structure on Wetting of Patterned Superhydrophobic Surfaces 65
Bharat Bhushan and Yong Chae Jung

Critical Thinking 75
David Kaiman and Alison Lazenby

Glass Melting at Coming's Research Facility 85
David McEnroe and Michael J. Snyder

Small Scale Melting Platforms for Problem Solving 93
Michael J. Snyder and David McEnroe

Solving Glass Problems 101
Melissa Mesko and J. T. Fisk

Numerical Simulation of the Submerged Combustion Melting Process 115
Bruno A. Purnode, Raj Venuturumilli, Jaydeep Kulkarni, Lewis Collins, and Grigory Aronchik

Operation of a Pilot-Scale Submerged Combustion Melter 125
David Rue, Walter Kunc, and Grigory Aronchik

Development of an Advanced Batch/Cullet Preheater for Oxy-Fuel Fired Glass Furnaces 137
H. Kobayashi, E. Evenson, and Y. Xue

Innovations in Container Glass Production in Central and Eastern Europe 149
Günter Lubitz

Tin Bath Bottom Blocks—Challenges and New Solutions 159
Götz Heilemann, Bernhard Schmalenbach, Thomas Weichert, and Klaus Santowski

Electric Forehearths for Borosilicate Glasses—A Recent View 171
Peter R.H. Davies, Alex J.R. Davies, Douglas H. Davis, Christopher J. Hoyle, and Larry McCloskey

Low NOx Combustion in Regenerative Glass Furnaces 187
Ruud Beerkens and Hans van Limpt

Advanced Cleanfire® HRi™ Oxy-Fuel Boosting Application Lowers Emissions and Reduces Fuel Consumption 203
Michael Habel, Kevin Lievre, Julian Inskip, Jan Viduna, and Richard Huang

Oxygen Enrichment: Recognizing and Addressing the Hazards 213
Robert L. Martrich, Joseph W. Slusser, and Kevin A. Lievre

Chromium VI: Concerns, Compliance and Controls 221
Terry L. Berg and Carlos E. Davis

Examination of a Used Chrome-Alumina Monolithic Lining from an insulation Fiberglass (C-Glass) Electric Melter 229
Howard Winkelbauer and Mathew Wheeler

Structure, Microstructure and Refractory Performance 249
Nigel Longshaw

Author Index 263

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