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73rd Conference on Glass Problems, Volume 34, Issue 1

S. K. Sundaram (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-118-68663-8
282 pages
April 2013
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The 73rd Glass Problem Conference is organized according to the following themes: Glass Melting, Melting, Raw Materials, Batching, and Recycling, Coatings, Strengthening, and Other Topics, Refractories, and Process Control & Modeling

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Glass Melting

Energy Recovery from Waste Heat in the Glass Industry and Thermochemical Recuperator 3
Hans van Limpt and Tuud Beerkens

Development of DFC (Direct Fusion Combustion) using Oxy-Fuel Burner 17
Takayuki Fujimoto

Finding Optimal Glass Compositions 27
Oleg A. Prokharenko and Sergei O. Prokhorenko

Melting Raw Materials, Batch Reactions, and Recycling

Advanced Melting Technologies with Submerged Combustion  45
I.L. Pioro, L.S. Pioro, D. Rue, and M. Khinkis

The Influence of Borate Raw Material Choice on the Glass Manufacturing Process 67
Andrew Zamurs, David Lever, Simon Cook, and Suresh Donthu

Electrical Heating Systems for Melting Tanks, Forehearths, and Feeders 75
Werner Bock, Gunther Bock, and David Boothe

A Furnace Combustion System Conversion by Flammatec during Operation at Libbey, Inc.-How Flame Geometry Improvement and Excess Air Control Contributes to Fuel Savings 91
Dan Cetnar, Petr Vojtech, and H.P.H. Muljsenberg

Coatings and Strengthening

Color Control of Glass and Multilayer Coatings on Glass 105
David Haskins, Paul A. Medwick, and Mehran Arbab

Hard Glass - Thermal Strengthening of Container Glass 119
Steven Brown

Effects of Glass Coatings on the Glass Tempering Process 131
Clarles Cocagne

The Usable Glass Strength Coalition Initiative to Provide Funding for Fundamental Research in Glass Stregth 141
Robert Weisenburger Lipetz


Performance of Fusion-Cast and Bonded Refractories in Glass Melting Furnaces 161
Amul Gupta, Kevin Selkregg, Matthew Wheeler, and Goetz Heilemann

Energy Savings and Furnace Design 177
Matthias Lindig-Nikolaus

New Tin Oxide Electrodes for Glass Melting 183
Julien Fourcade and Olivier Citti

Structural Health Monitoring of Furnace Walls 201
Eric K. Walton, Yakup Bayram, Alexander C. Ruege, Jonathan Young, Robert Burkholder, Gokhan Mumcu, Elmer Sperry, Dan Cetnar, and Thomas Dankert

New CIP SEFPRO Refractory Solution to Extend Soda Lime Glass Furnace Life 207
C. Linnot, M. Gaubil, T. Consales, O. Citti, T. Champion, and J. Poiret

Process Control and Modeling

Non-Isothermal Pendant Drops of Molten Glass: Part 1 211
Byron L. Bemis

ICG TC21 Modeling of Glass Melting Processes-How Reliable and Validated Simulation Tools can Help to Improve Glass Melting Efficiency and Productivity 227
H.P.H Muijsenberg

Proper Modeling of Radiative Heat Transfer in Clear Glass Melts 249
A.M. Lankhorst, L. Thielen, P.J.P.M Simons, and A.F.J.A. Habraken

Novel Method for Stress Inspection of Tempered or Thermally Strengthen Glass 259
Sarath Tennakoon

Author Index 267

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Author Information

S. K. SUNDARAM, PhD, is an Inamori Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Alfred University. Before joining Alfred University, Dr. Sundaram was a chief materials scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). He joined the PNNL in 1994 as a post-doctoral fellow and became a senior research scientist in 1996. He was then promoted to chief materials scientist in January 2002. Dr. Sundaram is internationally recognized for interdisciplinary research. He has made over 100 technical presentations, edited/contributed to twelve books, published over eighty peer-reviewed publications and technical reports, mentored/supported over forty-five students, and organized/co-organized several national and international symposia on advanced topics in materials science. He is also a co-inventor in three issued patents and two provisional patent applications.

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