Chapter 14. The Fluidized Bed Glass Batch Preheater

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. C. W. Hibscher1,
  2. L. W. Donaldson2 and
  3. R. De Saro3

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320327.ch14

Proceedings of the 46th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 3/4

Proceedings of the 46th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 3/4

How to Cite

Hibscher, C. W., Donaldson, L. W. and De Saro, R. (1986) The Fluidized Bed Glass Batch Preheater, in Proceedings of the 46th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 3/4 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320327.ch14

Author Information

  1. 1

    Toledo Engineering Co., Inc. 3400 Executive Pkwy., Toledo, OH 43606

  2. 2

    Gas Research Inst. 8600 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL 60631

  3. 3

    Thermo Electron Corp. 101 First Ave., Waltham, MA 02154

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1986

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374658

Online ISBN: 9780470320327

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Keywords:

  • fluidized bed;
  • glass batch preheater;
  • flint container glass;
  • environmental controls;
  • glass melting

Summary

This paper deals with the production application of a fluidized bed batch preheater in conjunction with an end-port furnace which produces flint container glass at the Foster-Forbes glass plant at Milford, MA.