Chapter 7. Furnace Conversions for Energy Savings

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Daniel R. Yearick

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291016.ch7

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

Yearick, D. R. (1980) Furnace Conversions for Energy Savings, 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.ch7

Author Information

  1. Caloric Corp. Washington and Heffner Sts., Topton, Pa. 19562

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:

  • ceramic;
  • electric ribbons;
  • firebrick;
  • interruptions;
  • insulating

Summary

The conversion to ceramic fiber and insulating firebrick in an electric porcelain furnace is explained. Increased furnace efficiency and capacity are reported.