Chapter 46. The Effect of Mill Additions and Firing Conditions on Water Resistance of Water Heater Enamels

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. Ann Lynch

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470313275.ch46

Proceedings of the 52nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 5/6

Proceedings of the 52nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 5/6

How to Cite

Lynch, A. (1991) The Effect of Mill Additions and Firing Conditions on Water Resistance of Water Heater Enamels, in Proceedings of the 52nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 5/6 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470313275.ch46

Author Information

  1. Ferro Corporation 4150 E. 56th Street Cleveland, OH 44105

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470375075

Online ISBN: 9780470313275

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Keywords:

  • mill additions;
  • water heater enamels;
  • chemical durability;
  • wattage immersion heaters;
  • silica glass

Summary

An investigation of enamel systems used for water heater tanks is reported. The effect of the level of mill addition quartz, bubble structure, and firing conditions on corrosion resistance of water heater enamels is discussed.