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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: SGCD's 2002 Discovery Awards

The SGCD's 2002 Discovery Awards recognized outstanding decorated ceramic and glassware design and technical achievements.
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BCR: Ensuring Effective Process Ventilation

For most plants, the most effective way to ensure adequate process ventilation is through source control—the use of systems that are specifically designed to control source emissions.
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Choosing the Right Furnace

When choosing a furnace or kiln using an electric heating system, you should keep several considerations in mind.
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A Refractory Coating From Outer Space

A new coating originally developed by NASA for space applications promises to significantly extend the life of refractories while also decreasing the energy use of kilns and other heat-related processes.
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Heating Elements for Higher Productivity

Experiments have shown that manufacturers can often increase their productivity and quickly recoup their initial furnace investment by choosing higher temperature heating elements.
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Advances in Porcelain Enameling

The 2002 PEI Technical Forum will highlight new developments in porcelain enamel formulations and application techniques, as well as practical tips for day-to-day operations.
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Investing In Ceramics: Continuing a Colorful Family Tradition

A recently completed plant expansion is allowing Mason Color Works to continue its tradition of providing high-quality colors at low prices with immediate deliveries.
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Saving Energy with Vibratory Feeders

Feeders with an electromagnetic AC drive can help companies save up to 60% on energy for materials handling operations while also improving process control.
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Simplifying Materials Drying

Flash dryers can accommodate a wide range of temperatures and drying gases, providing quick and safe processing for a number of materials.
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Case Study: Increasing Quality Through Controlled Drying

A temperature- and humidity-controlled dryer has enabled Isolantite Manufacturing Co. to increase product quality while significantly decreasing drying time.
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