Chapter 20. A Quick Method of Estimating Tunnel Kiln Cycle Limitations

  1. William Smothers
  1. David E. Tomkins

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291108.ch20

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1980 Fall Meeting and 83rd Annual Meeting of the Materials & Equipment and Whitewares Divisions The American Ceramic Society: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 2, No. 9/10

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1980 Fall Meeting and 83rd Annual Meeting of the Materials & Equipment and Whitewares Divisions The American Ceramic Society: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 2, No. 9/10

How to Cite

Tomkins, D. E. (1981) A Quick Method of Estimating Tunnel Kiln Cycle Limitations, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1980 Fall Meeting and 83rd Annual Meeting of the Materials & Equipment and Whitewares Divisions The American Ceramic Society: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 2, No. 9/10 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470291108.ch20

Author Information

  1. Ceramic Southern, Inc. Box 1288, Bryan, Texas 77801

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373910

Online ISBN: 9780470291108

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Keywords:

  • efficiency;
  • temperature gradient;
  • ceramics;
  • consecutively;
  • stability

Summary

A method la described for using a rapid-cycle short spurt In tunnel kilns to determine maximum cycle speed, Identifying problem areas, and providing a yardstick for kiln alterations to increase production.