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Selecting a Glass furnace for batch Production.

The conversion from raw materials to molten glass in the glass fusion process has become more complex and specialized as the range of materials and increasing desire for reproducible quality has progressed in the last decade. Indeed the proper instrumentation and control of glass melting furnaces can yield large savings in fuel and significant increases in throughput. CM Batch andRead more ›

CM Furnaces Helping Solve the Nuclear Fuel Disposal Problem

The U.S. Department of Energy is working to immobilize excess plutonium at its Savannah River Site (SRS) as part of a two track approach for the disposition of weapons usable plutonium. The Plutonium Immobilization process involves the disposition of excess plutonium by incorporation into ceramic pucks. The ceramic pucks, after pressing, are roughly 3-1/2 inches in diameter by 1-3/8 inchesRead more ›