Chapter 30. Production Challenges Involved in Manufacturing the World' Largest Porcelain Enamel Sign

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Rush S. Dale and
  2. William E. Pierce

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291016.ch30

Proceedings of the 41st Porcelain Enamel Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issues 3/4

Proceedings of the 41st Porcelain Enamel Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issues 3/4

How to Cite

Dale, R. S. and Pierce, W. E. (1980) Production Challenges Involved in Manufacturing the World' Largest Porcelain Enamel Sign, in Proceedings of the 41st Porcelain Enamel Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issues 3/4 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470291016.ch30

Author Information

  1. Ervite Corp. Box 8287, Erie, Pa. 16505

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373828

Online ISBN: 9780470291016

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Keywords:

  • distribution;
  • elevations;
  • dimensions;
  • transparencies;
  • enameling

Summary

Production requirements for manufacture of a single 1672 m2 (18 000 ft.2) sign involving 2000 closely registered panels are described. Details required for layout, shop production and shipping are reported. Importance of each step in the process is stressed.