Chapter 15. Industry Experiences with Furnace Modification: A Panel Discussion

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Oscar A. Jeude1,
  2. James Marcotte2,
  3. Edward L. Macoicz3 and
  4. W. Charles Bennight4

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291078.ch15

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

Jeude, O. A., Marcotte, J., Macoicz, E. L. and Bennight, W. C. (2008) Industry Experiences with Furnace Modification: A Panel Discussion, 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.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    A. O. Smith Corp., P.O. Box 584, Milwaukee, Wis. 53201

  2. 2

    Roper Corp., P.O. Drawer R, Lafayette, Ga. 30728

  3. 3

    General Electric, D&DP Mfg. Dept., 205 S. 43rd St., Milwaukee, Wis. 53201

  4. 4

    Verson Home Products, P.O. Box 15828, Dallas, Texas 75215

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:

  • furnaces;
  • ceramic;
  • temperature;
  • electrical;
  • refractory

Summary

Brief reports from industry representatives are presented on results realized following furnace modifications. Energy savings and processing improvements are noted. Both benefits realized and problems encountered are reported.