Chapter 20. Requirements for Using Reclaimed Enamel in Smelted Frit

  1. William Smothers
  1. Frank Vondracek

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470318751.ch20

Proceedings of the 43rd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 3, Issue 5/6

Proceedings of the 43rd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 3, Issue 5/6

How to Cite

Vondracek, F. (1982) Requirements for Using Reclaimed Enamel in Smelted Frit, in Proceedings of the 43rd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 3, Issue 5/6 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470318751.ch20

Author Information

  1. Chi-Vit Corp., R&D Lab 720 S. Edgewood Ave., Urbana, OH 43078

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1982

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373958

Online ISBN: 9780470318751

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Keywords:

  • enamels;
  • utilizing;
  • constituent;
  • reclaim;
  • resmelting

Summary

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) waste regulations have forced enamelers to consider alt types of methods for handling waste enamels. Some methods for reusing reclaimed enamels are finding value in enamel shops. One of these is to resmelt the reclaim. End use, collection, moisture content, and particle size are requirements for the resmelt process.