Chapter 4. The Use of Waste-Heat Gases from a Glass Furnace to Operate a Turbine

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. John Bost1 and
  2. Richard Carroll2

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291009.ch4

Proceedings of the 40th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issues 1/2

Proceedings of the 40th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issues 1/2

How to Cite

Bost, J. and Carroll, R. (1980) The Use of Waste-Heat Gases from a Glass Furnace to Operate a Turbine, in Proceedings of the 40th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issues 1/2 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470291009.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Alpha Glass, Inc. 1323 E. El Segundo Blvd., El Segundo, Calif. 90245

  2. 2

    Glass Container Corp. 535 N. Gilbert Ave., Fullerton, Calif. 92634

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373811

Online ISBN: 9780470291009

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Keywords:

  • regenerative;
  • turbomachinery;
  • conservation;
  • accomplish;
  • requirement

Summary

The use of the Brayton cycle program to help establish a conservation waste-heat recovery system in an industrial glass plant is discussed. A description of the test furnace is given. Achievements to date and the potential for future developments of the model are discussed.