Chapter 14. What Do We Expect from a Forehearth?

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr
  1. G. J. Jones

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470310533.ch14

Proceedings of the 49th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 10, Issue 3/4

Proceedings of the 49th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 10, Issue 3/4

How to Cite

Jones, G. J. (1989) What Do We Expect from a Forehearth?, in Proceedings of the 49th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 10, Issue 3/4 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470310533.ch14

Author Information

  1. Domglas, Inc.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374849

Online ISBN: 9780470310533

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Keywords:

  • radiamatic;
  • rhodium;
  • doglegs;
  • alcoves;
  • quantify

Summary

This paper will give an account of the factors considered to be essential in designing and operating a modern forehearth. Factors including temperature stability, residence time, thermal homogeneity, response time, and maintenance procedures are considered the most important.