Chapter 9. Programmable Controllers and Computer Data Collection for Improved Pigment Calcination

  1. William Smothers
  1. Mark Francis

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470310458.ch9

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

Francis, M. (1987) Programmable Controllers and Computer Data Collection for Improved Pigment Calcination, 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.ch9

Author Information

  1. Ferro Corp. P. O. Box 6550, Cleveland, OH 44104

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:

  • programmable controllers;
  • computer data collection;
  • pigment calcination;
  • ceramic powders;
  • analog control

Summary

Use of a uniform approach to report data gives better control over and understanding of the calcination step in processing. Better control and understanding lead to improved pigment quality.