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80th Conference on Glass Problems

Sundaram, S. K. (Editor)

Ceramic Transaction Series


1. Edition April 2021
192 Pages, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-74490-0
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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, F

Foreword vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

Plenary Session

Future Of Oxy-Fuel Glass Melting: Oxygen Production, Energy Efficiency, Emissions and CO2 Neutral Glass Melting 3
Hisashi Kobayashi

Peculiar Wear Behavior of Soda Lime Silicate Glass in Humid Air And Its Implications 13
Nisha Sheth and Seong H. Kim

Melting and Combustion

A Glass Problem Solved 25
James Uhlik

Electric Power Adjustment in Glass Furnace with Varivolt Transformer 35
Marc Bernard

Synchronized Oxy-Fuel Boost Burners for Zero-Port Performance Optimization in Float Glass Melting Furnaces 37
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) 53
W. Kuhn, A. Reynolds, P. Molcan, and B. Malphettes

Carbon Reduction with Super Boosting and Advanced Energy Management using Renewable Resources 71
H. P. H. Muijsenberg, Hans Mahrenholtz, Petr Jandacek, Stuart Hakes, and Christoph Jatzwauk

Batch, Environmental, and Modeling

Designing Furnace Feed Systems That Work 97
Roger A. Barnum and Scott A. Clement

Bag Filter And Catalyst (SCR) - Does This Fit Together? 109
Ruediger Margraf

Cullet - Another Step Towards Glass Sustainability 123
Christopher J. Hoyle, Kevin L. Fulkerson, and Brian J. Naveken


New Tuckstone Refractory Solution for Long Life Glass Furnace Superstructure 133
Isabelle Cabodi, Pierrick Vespa, Thibaut Chuffart, and Michel Gaubil

Optimization and Energy Savings Especially in Container Glass Production by Using a Refractory Coating 141
Rolf Weigand and Heiko Hessenkemper

Sensors and Control

Application of Advanced Sensors in the Glass Industry 149
Lieke de Cock

Lighter and Stronger
Paulus Schreuders

HTX(TM) - High Performance, High Temperature Thermocouple Wire 159
Declan Tucker, Jonathan Pearce, Ritesh Rawal, and Les Hutton

Not Just A Pretty Picture - In-Furnace Thermal Imaging 167
Mark Bennett, Neil Simpson, S. Fiona Turner, and John Naughton
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.

S. K. Sundaram, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory