Chapter 21. A Retrofit Furnace to Reduce Fuel Cost and Increase Production

  1. William Smothers
  1. William T. Runions

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470318836.ch21

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) A Retrofit Furnace to Reduce Fuel Cost and Increase Production, 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.ch21

Author Information

  1. Brown Stove Works, Inc. 1422 Carolina Ave., Cleveland, TN 37311

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:

  • retrofit;
  • modules;
  • temperature;
  • erecting;
  • combustion

Summary

The conversion of a muffle-type ceramic-brick-lined furnace to a horizontal-tube, ceramic-fiber-insulated furnace is described. The benefits realized and the cost saving after ten months are reported.