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80th Conference on Glass Problems. Edition No. 1. Ceramic Transactions Series

  • ID: 5231655
  • Book
  • March 2021
  • 192 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The 80th Glass Problem Conference (GPC) was organized by the Kazuo Inamori School of Engineering, The New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, NY 14802 and The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC), Westerville, OH 43082.   The Program Director was S. K. Sundaram, Inamori Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Kazuo Inamori School of Engineering, The New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, NY 14802. The Conference Director was Robert Weisenburger Lipetz, Executive Director, Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC), Westerville, OH 43082.  The GPC Advisory Board (AB) included the Program Director, the Conference Director, and several industry representatives. The Board assembled the technical program. Donna Banks of the GMIC coordinated the events and provided support. The Conference started with a half-day plenary session followed by technical sessions. The themes and chairs of four technical sessions were as follows:

Melting and Combustion
Uyi Iyoha, Praxair, Inc., Peachtree City, GA, Jan Schep, Owens-Illinois, Inc., Perrysburg, OH, and Justin Wang, Guardian Industries, Auburn Hills, MI

Batch, Environmental, and Modeling
Phil Tucker, Johns Manville, Littleton, CO and Chris Tournour, Corning Inc., Corning, NY
Larry McCloskey, Anchor Acquisition, LLC, Lancaster, OH and Eric Dirlam, Ardagh Group, Muncie, IN

Sensors and Control
Adam Polycn, Vitro Architectural Glass, Cheswick, PA and Glenn Neff, Glass Service USA, Inc., Stuart, FL
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Future Of Oxy-Fuel Glass Melting: Oxygen Production, Energy Efficiency, Emissions and CO2 Neutral Glass Melting

Hisashi Kobayashi

Peculiar Wear Behavior of Soda Lime Silicate Glass in Humid Air And Its Implications

Nisha Sheth and Seong H. Kim


A Glass Problem Solved

James Uhlik

Electric Power Adjustment in Glass Furnace with Varivolt Transformer

Marc Bermard

Synchronized Oxy-Fuel Boost Burners for Zero-Port Performance Optimization in Float Glass Melting Furnaces

Michael J. Gallagher, Mark D. D’Agostini, and William J. Horan

Electric Boosting and Hybrid Furnaces (Practical Application of Higher Levels of Electric Heat Input)

W. Kuhn, A. Reynolds, P. Molcan, and B. Malphettes

Carbon Reduction with Super Boosting and Advanced Energy Management using Renewable Resources

H. P. H. Muijsenberg, Hans Mahrenholtz, Petr Jandacek, Stuart Hakes, and Christoph Jatzwauk


Designing Furnace Feed Systems That Work

Roger A. Barnum and Scott A. Clement

Bag Filter And Catalyst (SCR) – Does This Fit Together?

Ruediger Margraf

Cullet – Another Step Towards Glass Sustainability

Christopher J. Hoyle, Kevin L. Fulkerson, and Brian J. Naveken


New Tuckstone Refractory Solution for Long Life Glass Furnace Superstructure

Isabelle Cabodi, Pierrick, Thibaut Chuffart, and Michel Gaubil

Optimization and Energy Savings Especially in Container Glass Production by Using a Refractory Coating

Rolf Weigand and Heiko Hessenkemper


Application of Advanced Sensors in the Glass Industry

Lieke de Cock

Lighter and Stronger

Paulus Schreuders

HTXTM – High Performance, High Temperature Thermocouple Wire

Declan Tucker, Jonathan Pearce, Ritesh Rawal, and Les Hutton

Not Just A Pretty Picture – In-Furnace Thermal Imaging

Mark Bennett, Neil Simpson, S. Fiona Turner, and John Naughton

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S. K. Sundaram Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
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