SmartMelter is Validated in a Blind Trial on a Furnace Bottom

SmartMelter is Validated in a Blind Trial on a Furnace Bottom
Photo source
www.smartmelter.com
PaneraTech has successfully demonstrated measurement of of a furnace bottom in a blind trial on a float line furnace.

A major US-based float glass manufacturer approached PaneraTech to use our SmartMelter solution to measure and monitor the residual thickness of the furnace bottom on a float line furnace that was near the end of its campaign.

 

Blind Trial Details

Eight months before the planned shutdown date, PaneraTech performed an initial assessment of the furnace bottom.

The company continued to monitor the progress of glass infiltration at the furnace bottom over the next several months.

Prior to the furnace drain for rebuild, PaneraTech performed a final survey of and submitted a report indicating the final thicknesses of the furnace bottom.

 

Results

After the drain, the float glass team selected several spots and measured the actual bottom physical thicknesses. This was compared with the SmartMelter measurements.

The SmartMelter sensors had measured residual bottom thickness within 0 – 5mm (0.2 inch) of the actual bottom thickness.  

Download the details of this trial and other SmartMelter white papers.

600450 SmartMelter is Validated in a Blind Trial on a Furnace Bottom glassonweb.com

See more news about:

Others also read

The Insulating Glass Certification Council (IGCC) is showcasing its revamped website (www.igcc.com).
Progress continues on the overclad of Michael Graves’ post modern icon, The Portland Building.
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host a webinar discussing California’s Assembly Bill 262 and 1827, more commonly known as Buy Clean California.
In her latest insight article Q2S Director Ryan Anderson provides realistic, do-able solutions for preventing costly mistakes.
Number of Manufacturing Employees Approaches 100 Milestone.
A unique and creative perspective from the field.

From industry

10301 North Enterprise Drive
Mequon, WI 53092
United States

10924 Granite Street, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28273
United States

NEWS RELATED PRODUCTS

Diamon-Fusion International, Inc.
Diamon-Fusion International, Inc.
Diamon-Fusion International, Inc.
HHH Tempering Resources, Inc.
Trex Commercial Products
HHH Tempering Resources, Inc.

Add new comment