Chapter 9. Microprocessor-Controlled Spray Pickling

  1. William Smothers
  1. Thomas E. Penistein

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320204.ch9

Proceedings of the 45th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 3/4

Proceedings of the 45th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 3/4

How to Cite

Penistein, T. E. (1984) Microprocessor-Controlled Spray Pickling, in Proceedings of the 45th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 3/4 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320204.ch9

Author Information

  1. Maytag Co.403 W. 4th Street, N. Newton, IA 50208

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1984

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374085

Online ISBN: 9780470320204

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Keywords:

  • microprocessor;
  • efficiency;
  • capabilities;
  • modernized;
  • procelain

Summary

A new microprocessor-controlled spray pickle machine installed at the Maytag Company is explained. Lower operating costs and overall improved pickling performance that have resulted are reported. Solution temperatures, pH, chemical usage, and pump pressures are monitored and/or controlled by the microprocessor controller are described.