Chapter 14. Application of Microprocessors to Kilns and Ceramic Manufacturing

  1. William Smothers
  1. Mario Mori1 and
  2. Carlo Gamaggio2

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320235.ch14

Robotics and Microprocessors: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 9/10

Robotics and Microprocessors: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 9/10

How to Cite

Mori, M. and Gamaggio, C. (1984) Application of Microprocessors to Kilns and Ceramic Manufacturing, in Robotics and Microprocessors: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 9/10 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320235.ch14

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mori s.p.a. Via Sallustio 41100 Modena, Italy

  2. 2

    Lamco 506 Terrace Hill Dr. Temple Terrace, FL 33617

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374177

Online ISBN: 9780470320235

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Keywords:

  • gas supply;
  • microprocessors;
  • kiln;
  • thermocouple;
  • fine control

Summary

The TCU microprocessor system that we are presently using with our roller hearth kilns summarizes all the developments derived from the experiences we have achieved in the course of time with application of microprocessor systems to the process control for ceramic products of fast firing kilns.