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 following specialist article discusses the development of Sparklike Laser™ product line and most importantly, the newest member of the product line, Sparklike Laser Online™ device.
Starphire Ultra-Clear glass with bird-friendly, acid-etched surface will help sustain bird, plant life.
Vinylmax has recently implemented FeneTech’s FeneVision ERP solution in its 150,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Hamilton, Ohio.
The acquisition strengthens VELUX’s U.S. presence in commercial daylighting.
When many people look at a pane of glass, they think of it as simply that – glass, without requiring further distinction.
Registration for this year's GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, is now open!

From industry

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

NEWS RELATED PRODUCTS

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

Add new comment