|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||065/346; 065/347; 065/335; 065/179; 065/355; 432/247|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 58 인용 특허 : 24|
A front end for a glass forming operation comprises an open channel and at least one burner. The channel has at least one surface. The surface has at least one hole therein. The burner is oriented in the hole at an acute angle relative to the surface. In another embodiment of the invention, the channel has a top and a pair of sidewalls each having a surface. At least one hole is in at least one of the surfaces. The hole is at an acute angle relative to at least one surface. The burner is an oxygen-fired burner. In yet another embodiment of the invention,...
What is claimed is: 1. An oxygen-fired front end for use in glass forming operations, the front end comprising: a top wall, a bottom wall, and laterally spaced sidewalls, the top, bottom and side walls defining an elongated channel configured for the flow of molten glass in the direction of the length of the channel, the channel having an upstream end and a downstream end; and a plurality of oxygen-fired burners that are arranged to supply substantially all the heat to the elongated channel to maintain the molten glass at a desired operational temperatu...