Chapter 20. The Conversion of an Electric Furnace to Gas

  1. William Smothers
  1. Leo S. Supinski

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470318836.ch20

Proceedings of the 44th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 5/6

Proceedings of the 44th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 5/6

How to Cite

Smothers, W. (1983) The Conversion of an Electric Furnace to Gas, in Proceedings of the 44th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 5/6, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470318836.ch20

Author Information

  1. A. O. Smith Harvestore Products, Inc. 345 Harvestore Drive, DeKalb, IL 60115

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1983

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374023

Online ISBN: 9780470318836

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Keywords:

  • electric;
  • equivalent;
  • conveyor;
  • conservation;
  • elements

Summary

The reasons for building an electric furnace are reviewed. The changes in conditions to warrant the conversion to gas are described. Steps taken in the conversion are set forth, and the resulting benefits are presented.