Chapter 12. Rapidox: A New Tool for Redox Measurements in Glass Samples

  1. John Kieffer
  1. J. Plessers1,
  2. P. Laimböck1,
  3. A. J. Faber2 and
  4. T. Tonthat3

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470294468.ch12

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 58th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 19, Issue 1

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 58th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 19, Issue 1

How to Cite

Plessers, J., Laimböck, P., Faber, A. J. and Tonthat, T. (1998) Rapidox: A New Tool for Redox Measurements in Glass Samples, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 58th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 19, Issue 1 (ed J. Kieffer), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470294468.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Heraeus Electro-Nite International N. V., Houthalen, Belgium

  2. 2

    TNO Institute of Applied Physics, Eindhoven, Netherlands

  3. 3

    BSN Groupe, Givors, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470375563

Online ISBN: 9780470294468

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Keywords:

  • rapidox;
  • redox state;
  • oxygen activity measurements;
  • recycled cullet;
  • oxygen sensors

Summary

A new industrial method has been developed for characterization of the redox state of glass melts by oxygen activity measurements in melts of representative samples. The first application is redox measurement of recycled cullet and stabilization of redox state by corrective additions. The influence of different impurities on redox can be quantified. Measurement during melting of fresh batches or during remelting of samples gives important information on furnace behavior and final product quality.