Chapter 13. Energy Savings in Furnaces Using Ceramic Fiber Modules

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Ronald L. Allen1 and
  2. Lester N. Smith2

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291078.ch13

Proceedings of the 42nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 2, Issue 3/4

Proceedings of the 42nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 2, Issue 3/4

How to Cite

Allen, R. L. and Smith, L. N. (2008) Energy Savings in Furnaces Using Ceramic Fiber Modules, in Proceedings of the 42nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 2, Issue 3/4 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470291078.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ronalco, Inc., P.O. Box 716, Louisville, Ky. 40201

  2. 2

    Porcelain Metals Corp. of Louisville P.O. Box 10177, 1400 S. 13th St., Louisville, Ky. 40210

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1981

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373880

Online ISBN: 9780470291078

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Keywords:

  • ceramic;
  • enamelers;
  • modular;
  • thermal;
  • crystallize

Summary

A review of the evolution of the use of ceramic fiber linings in porcelain enamel furnaces is presented. The design possibilities afforded by the use of ceramic fiber modules that are custom designed to fit existing steelwork and superstructure are discussed.