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66th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum, Volume 25, Issue 5



66th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum, Volume 25, Issue 5

Steve Kilczewski (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-05154-2 April 2004 185 Pages


This volume is part of the Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceeding  (CESP) series.  This series contains a collection of papers dealing with issues in both traditional ceramics (i.e., glass, whitewares, refractories, and porcelain enamel) and advanced ceramics. Topics covered in the area of advanced ceramic include bioceramics, nanomaterials, composites, solid oxide fuel cells, mechanical properties and structural design, advanced ceramic coatings, ceramic armor, porous ceramics, and more.

Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation vii

Foreword ix

Basic Steelmaking (A.I. Andrews Memorial Lecture) I
Nancy Keller and Matt Greenwood

Lean Manufacturing Principles 13
Sean S. Reagan

IS0900 I :2000 Process Mapping 19
Kara Joyce Kopplin

Temperature Profiling: Problem Prevention, Not Just Problem Solving 31
Steve Sweeney

Quality Systems for Cast Iron Enameling 41
Robert Hayes

Effects of Spray Patterns on Powder-Coating Thickness 41
Ralph Gwaltney

Cost Comparison of Porcelain Enamel Powder versus Organic Powder Paint 51
Jeffrey Sellins and Mike Horton

Reducing Fishscale in Hot-Water-Tank Enamels 57
Mike Wilczynski and Roger Wallace

Steel Qualification Process for Water Heater Tank Fabrication 63
Steve Sloan

Quantifying Bubble Structure in Water Heater Enamels 69
Len Meusel and Phillip Stevens

BoilerNater Heater Inside Coating with Wet Enamel 79
Hans-Jürgen Thiele

RealEase™ Nonstick Porcelain Enamel 93
Charles Baldwin, Alain Aronica, Brad Devine, and Graham Rose

Aluminum Stove Crates-An Innovation in Cooking 101
Dave Thomas

Porcelain Enameling of Cast Iron via Electrophoresis I03
Julie Rutkowski

Cast Iron Quality for Good Porcelain Enameled Parts 109
Liam O'Byrne

Robotics in the Job Shop 113
Randy Smitley and Jeremy Foster

Waste Minimization in Cleaning and Pretreating Operations 119
Chartes G. Galeas Jr

Preparation of Cast Iron for Porcelain Enameling 137
Mike Sexton and Ouie Storie

Frit-Making Metal Oxides and Regulatory Compliance 141
Jack Waggener

Porcelain Enamel Institute Update from Washington on EPA Regulations 149
Jack Waggener

The Hairline Defect: A Review of the Literature 155
Robert L. Hyde

The Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Porcelain Enamels 161
William D. Faust

The Effect of Refractory Mill Additions on the Thermal Expansion of Enamel 171
Boris Yuriditsky

Changing the Rules - The Survival of American Manufacturing Depends on Everyone 179
Cullen L. Hackler