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Abstract

Induction heating for glass melting is an alternative to resistance heating element furnaces. This article provides information on the basics of glass fabrication process. It focuses on crucible melt furnace for small-scale glass melting and the induction melting process. It also describes induction glass forming (forming from the melt) and glass forming by induction heating (post-melt). The article compares the benefits of using induction heating and refractory-lined resistance heating.

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David J. McEnroe, 2014. "Induction Glass Melting and Forming", Induction Heating and Heat Treatment, Valery Rudnev, George E. Totten

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