Chapter 14. Advanced Processing Techniques for Productivity and Quality Improvements in the Manufacture of Ultra-High Purity Translucent Alumina Tubing

  1. William Smothers
  1. G. A. Fryburg,
  2. M. A. Carson and
  3. F. B. Makar

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470310458.ch14

Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 8, Issue 11/12

Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 8, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Fryburg, G. A., Carson, M. A. and Makar, F. B. (1987) Advanced Processing Techniques for Productivity and Quality Improvements in the Manufacture of Ultra-High Purity Translucent Alumina Tubing, in Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 8, Issue 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470310458.ch14

Author Information

  1. GTE Products Corp. Exeter, NH 03833

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1987

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374757

Online ISBN: 9780470310458

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Keywords:

  • advanced processing techniques;
  • quality improvements;
  • alumina tubing;
  • ultra-high purity;
  • advanced ceramics

Summary

Productivity gains achieved through quality improvements and labor savings related to the application of advanced industrial processing techniques are presented. Specinc improvements in Al2O3-tube processing due to the application of such technologies as robotics are discussed. The role of management in the application of these new industrial technologies in highlighted.