Chapter 19. A Gas Furnace Renovation—A Case History

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. Mark A. Weaver and
  2. Dick Shaw

Published Online: 28 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470310489.ch19

Proceedings of the 49th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 9, Issue 5/6

Proceedings of the 49th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 9, Issue 5/6

How to Cite

Weaver, M. A. and Shaw, D. (1988) A Gas Furnace Renovation—A Case History, in Proceedings of the 49th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 9, Issue 5/6 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470310489.ch19

Author Information

  1. General Electric Appliances API-150 GE Appliance Park Louisville, KY 40225

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374795

Online ISBN: 9780470310489

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Keywords:

  • mechanical;
  • radiation;
  • electric;
  • EPIC;
  • GE series

Summary

The conversion of a humpback electric furnace to a gas-fired radiant tube furnace saves money, saves heat loss, allows short-term shutdown and quick start-up, gives better control of the fire curve and provides all-round ease of operation thanks to its automaticity.