Chapter 31. Identifying Porcelain Enamel Defects—A Film Presentation

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Clifton G. Bergeron1 and
  2. Lester N. Smith2

Published Online: 28 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320334.ch31

Proceedings of the 47th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 5/6

Proceedings of the 47th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 5/6

How to Cite

Bergeron, C. G. and Smith, L. N. (1986) Identifying Porcelain Enamel Defects—A Film Presentation, in Proceedings of the 47th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 5/6 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320334.ch31

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dept of Ceramic Engineering University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801

  2. 2

    Porcelain Consultants, Inc. 2511 Saratoga Drive, Louisville, KY 40205

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1986

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374665

Online ISBN: 9780470320334

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Keywords:

  • porcelain enamel defects;
  • sheet-iron;
  • ground-coat enamel;
  • enameling furnace;
  • enamel coating

Summary

The firing of porcelain enamels is shown as well as the progressive development of several defects viewed under a low powered microscope. The porcelain enamel defects include tearing, copperheads, fishscaling and reboiling.