Chapter 20. Firing Ceramic Tiles; When to Use the Roller Kiln, When the Fast Single Layer Kiln, When the Tunnel?

  1. William Smothers
  1. Rainer Hoffmann

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320242.ch20

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th Annual Meeting, and the 1984 Fall Meeting of the Materials & Equipment and Whitewares Divisions: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, No. 11/12

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th Annual Meeting, and the 1984 Fall Meeting of the Materials & Equipment and Whitewares Divisions: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, No. 11/12

How to Cite

Hoffmann, R. (1984) Firing Ceramic Tiles; When to Use the Roller Kiln, When the Fast Single Layer Kiln, When the Tunnel?, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th Annual Meeting, and the 1984 Fall Meeting of the Materials & Equipment and Whitewares Divisions: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, No. 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320242.ch20

Author Information

  1. Heimsoth Keramische Offen Hildeshein, West Germany

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374207

Online ISBN: 9780470320242

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Keywords:

  • optimum;
  • dimensions;
  • temperature;
  • deformation;
  • uniformity

Summary

Once-firing, twice-firing; small size, large sizes; low or high water absorption; fast-fire clays, available or not; gas available or what? Has heat recovery high priority or not? These and many important questions are answered.