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72nd Conference on Glass Problems: A Collection of Papers Presented at the 72nd Conference on Glass Problems, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, October 18-19, 2011 / Edition 1

72nd Conference on Glass Problems: A Collection of Papers Presented at the 72nd Conference on Glass Problems, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, October 18-19, 2011 / Edition 1

by Charles H. Drummond III, Charles H. Drummond


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ISBN-13: 9781118205877
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/19/2012
Series: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings Series , #569
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

CHARLES H. DRUMMOND, III, PhD, recently retired from The Ohio State University as Emeritus Professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department. Drummond has been the Director of the Annual Conference on Glass Problems since 1974 and is a recipient of the Ohio Governor's Emerging Technology Award and the American Ceramic Society's Cramer Award.

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii


Optimization of Burners in Oxygen-Gas Fired Glass Furnace 3
Marco van Kersbergen, Ruud Beerkens, Wladimir Sarmiento-Darkin, and Hisashi Kobayashi

Future Energy-Efficient and Low-Emissions Glass Melting Processes 15
Ruud Beerkens, Hans van Limpt, Adriaan Lankhorst, and Piet van Santen

Mathematical Modeling to Optimize a Furnace Length by Width Ratio 33
Erik Muijsenberg, Marketa Muijsenberg, Tomas Krobot, and Glenn Neff

A Summary of Almost 50 Years of Glass Furnace Preheating 53
George Kopser

Is 50% Energy Efficiency Improvement Possible in the Glass Product and Production Chain in 2030? 65
Leon Wijshoff


Conception of Modern Glass Furnace Regenerators 75
Stefan Postrach, Elias Carillo, Mathew Wheeler, and Götz Heilemann

New Cruciform Solutions to Upgrade Your Regenerator 91
D. Lechevalier, I. Cabodi, O. Citti, M. Gaubil, and J. Poiret

Bonded Solutions for the Container Market 105
Thierry Azencot and Michele Blackburn

Low-Cost Fused Cast Refractories: Some Peculiarities and Connection with Glass Defects 113
P. Carlo Ratto

Mullite, Spinel & Calcium Aluminate—Leading the Way for Long Campaign/Energy Efficient Modern Glass Furnace Construction 121
Chris Windle, Trevor Wilson, and Rhiannon Webster

MoZr02—A New Material for Glass Melting Electrodes and Molybdenum Glass Tank Reinforcements—Experiences and Insights 135
Mike Ferullo and Rudolf Holzknecht


Changing of Gob Temperature from Spout to Blank 147
Gesine Bergmann, Hayo Müller-Simon, Nils-Holger Löber, and Kristina Kessler

High Viscosity Glass Sheet Fabrication 159
Daniel Hawtof

Closed Loop Control of Blank Mold Temperatures 167
Jonathan Simon and Braden McDermott


The U.S. Policy and Political Landscape and Its Potential Impacts on the Glass Industry: Through a Glass Darkly 179
Shelley N. Fidler and Marisa Hecht

Achieving a Global Corporate Safety Culture 187
Jeff Hannis

Emission Monitoring in the Glass Industry 193
Steve Roosz


Design of a New 25 Ton per Hour Waste Glass Processing Plant for Rumpke 205
Christian Makari and Stefan Ebner

Glass Recycling Technology of Today 217
Hoser Moser

Cord Testing using Thermal Shock: Virtue or Vice? 221
Gary L. Smay and Henry M. Dimmick, Jr.

To Wet or Not to Wet, That is the Question—Part B—Using Dry Batch 231
Douglas H. Davis and Christopher J. Hoyle

Batch Wetting—Another Point of View 243
John Brown, Hisashi Kobayashi, Wladimir Sarmiento-Darkin, and Matthias Lindig

Author Index 257

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