Chapter 16. Insulating Old Tunnel Kilns Saves Fuel

  1. William Smothers
  1. R. W. Richards

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch16

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Richards, R. W. (1985) Insulating Old Tunnel Kilns Saves Fuel, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch16

Author Information

  1. Richards Brick Co. 234 Springer Ave., Edwardsville, IL 62025

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374405

Online ISBN: 9780470320303

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Keywords:

  • ceramic fibers;
  • whitewares;
  • furnaces;
  • kiln construction;
  • fiber blankets

Summary

An outer skin of insulation on an old tunnel kiln can be successful by saving fuel and dollars. A discussion of the money that can be saved is presented.