Chapter 5.3. Kiln Furnitures

  1. Dr. Michael Scheffler3 and
  2. Prof. Ing. Paolo Colombo4
  1. Andy Norris1 and
  2. Rudolph A. Olson III2

Published Online: 24 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606696.ch5c

Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

How to Cite

Norris, A. and Olson, R. A. (2005) Kiln Furnitures, in Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications (eds M. Scheffler and P. Colombo), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606696.ch5c

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington, 418 Roberts Hall, Box 352120, Seattle, WA 98195-2120, USA

  2. 4

    Dipartimento di Chimica Applicata, e Scienza dei Materiali, Università di Bologna, V. le Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Vesuvius Hi-Tech Ceramics, PO Box 788, Alfred, NY 14802, USA

  2. 2

    SELEE Corporation, 700 Shepherd St., Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527313204

Online ISBN: 9783527606696

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Keywords:

  • cellular ceramics;
  • applications;
  • kiln furnitures;
  • manufacture of kiln furniture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Application of Ceramic Foam to Kiln Furniture

    • Longer Life

    • More Uniform Atmosphere Surrounding the Fired Ware

    • Reduction of Frictional Forces during Shrinkage

    • Chemical Inertness

    • Cost Benefits

  • Manufacture of Kiln Furniture

    • Foam Replication Process

    • Foams Manufactured by using Fugitive Pore Formers

  • Summary