Chapter 4. The Body–for Single, Fast-Fired, Vitreous Floor Tile

  1. William Smothers
  1. Roger L. Pierce

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320242.ch4

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

Pierce, R. L. (1984) The Body–for Single, Fast-Fired, Vitreous Floor Tile, 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.ch4

Author Information

  1. International American Ceramics, Inc. Tulsa, OK 74106

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374207

Online ISBN: 9780470320242

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • technology;
  • carbonaceous;
  • alumina;
  • magnetic;
  • atomizing

Summary

The introduction of single, fast-fired methods for producing vitrified floor tile in continuous roller hearth kilns has brought about the need for precise refinement of the red-firing clay body, which lends Itself to economical application. The body is the backbone of the automated process.