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71st Glass Problems Conference, Volume 32, Issue 1

ISBN: 978-1-118-05996-8
276 pages
June 2011
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This issue contains a collection of papers presented at the 71st Conference on Glass Problems, October 19-20, 2010 at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Topics include glass melting; glass science, defects; safety; refractories; recycling; controls; and raw materials.
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Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii


Recent Developments of Batch and Cullet Preheating in Europe—Practical Experiences and Implications 3
Philipp Zippe

Oxy-Fuel Conversion Reduces Fuel Consumption in Fiberglass Melting 19
John Rossi, Michael Habel, Kevin Lièvre, Xiaoyi He, and Matthew Watson

Solar Glass Melting 33
Matthias Lindig

Integrated Air Quality Control System for Float Glass Furnace 39
Michael Cheng and Nathan Blanton


Heavy Metal Issues—In and Out of Glass 53
C. Philip Ross

A Look at the Chemical Strengthening Process: Alkali Aluminosilicate Glasses vs. Soda-Lime Glass 61
Sinue Gomez, Matthew J. Dejneka, Adam J. Ellison, and Katherine R. Rossington

Studying Bubble Glass Defects That are Caused by Refractory Materials 67
Jiri Ullrich and Erik Muijsenberg

Analysis of Cord and Stones in Glass 81
Henry Dimmick, Neal Nichols, and Gary Smay

"Cat Scratch" Cord Dispersal 87
Les Gaskell

Tools Used to Improve Operational Safety in Johns Manville Glass Plants 95
Noel Camp


Extra Clear Glass Refractory Selection: A Follow Up 107
L. Massard, M. Gaubil, and J. Poiret

Refractory Issues and Glass Processing and Preventative Solutions 115
Paul Myers

Fuel Savings with High Emissivity Coatings 125
Tom Kleeb and Bill Fausey

Regenerator Temperature Modeling for Proper Refractory Selection 137
Elias Carrillo and Mathew Wheeler

Thinking Green: Recycling in the Refractory Industry 157
Werner Odreitz and Matt Wheeler

Recycling of Post-Consumer Glass: Energy Savings, CO2 Emission Reduction, Effects on Glass Quality and Glass Melting 167
Ruud Beerkens, Goos Kers, and Engelbert van Santen

Characterization and Improvement of Gob Delivery Systems
Braden McDermott, Xu Ding, and Jonathan Simon


Model Based Process Control for Glass Furnace Operation 205
Piet van Santen, Leo Huisman and Sander van Deelen

Taking Full Benefit of Oxygen Sensors and Automatic Control 215
Peter Hemmann

Flue Gas Treatment in the Glass Industry: Dry Process and Calcium-based Sorbents 225
Amandine Gambin and Xavier Pettiau

To Wet or Not to Wet—That is the Question—Part A 235
Douglas H. Davis and Christopher J. Hoyle

A Historical Perspective on Silica and the Glass Industry in the USA 249
Paul F. Guttmann

Author Index 261

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