Chapter 4. Porcelain Enamel: Properties and Applications

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr
  1. Debra L. Voges

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470314975.ch4

Proceedings of the 58th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 17, Issue 5

Proceedings of the 58th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 17, Issue 5

How to Cite

Voges, D. L. (2008) Porcelain Enamel: Properties and Applications, in Proceedings of the 58th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 17, Issue 5 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470314975.ch4

Author Information

  1. Roesch, Inc., Belleville, Illinois

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470375457

Online ISBN: 9780470314975

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Keywords:

  • porcelain enamel;
  • glassy coating;
  • frit formulations;
  • soda ash;
  • glass properties

Summary

The special properties of porcelain enamel are described. Its superiority over plastics and paints in heat resistance, colatfastness, cleanability, and chemical resistance is illustrated.