Oxy-Fuel Conversion Reduces Fuel Consumption in Fiberglass Melting

  1. Charles H. Drummond III
  1. John Rossi1,
  2. Michael Habel2,
  3. Kevin Lievre2,
  4. Xiaoyi He2 and
  5. Matthew Watson2

Published Online: 9 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118095348.ch2

71st Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 32

71st Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 32

How to Cite

Rossi, J., Habel, M., Lievre, K., He, X. and Watson, M. (2011) Oxy-Fuel Conversion Reduces Fuel Consumption in Fiberglass Melting, in 71st Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 32 (ed C. H. Drummond), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118095348.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fiber Glass Industries, Inc.

  2. 2

    Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118059968

Online ISBN: 9781118095348

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Keywords:

  • oxy-fuel combustion;
  • fiberglass melting;
  • flue gas;
  • air-fuel glass melting furnace;
  • computational fluid dynamics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Oxy-Fuel Solution

  • Burner Selection

  • CFD Modeling

  • Summary and Conclusions