Jim Bushman

Jim Bushman is a 1965 ceramic engineering graduate of Alfred University. He served as Swindell Dressler’s technical director for 25 years and has more than 40 years of experience in the service, engineering, design and development of kilns. He is currently an independent technical consultant to the brick industry, and can be reached at (412) 480-6294 or via e-mail at JimDBushman@yahoo.com.


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The top of a kiln preheat zone with recirculation fans evident.It has long been recognized that drying and firing brick a few courses high can provide many benefits compared to
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