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Title: Method for heating and forming a glass sheet

Abstract

A method for heating and forming a glass sheet includes the steps of heating a glass sheet to at least a first predetermined temperature, applying microwave energy to the glass sheet to heat the glass sheet to at least a second predetermined temperature, cooling an outer surface of the glass sheet to at least a third predetermined temperature and forming the glass sheet using forming rollers to a predetermined configuration.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Livonia, MI)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
871091
Patent Number(s):
US 5656053
Assignee:
Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, MI) NREL
DOE Contract Number:  
IPO-95-10043-003
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; heating; forming; glass; sheet; steps; predetermined; temperature; applying; microwave; energy; heat; cooling; outer; surface; third; rollers; configuration; third predetermined; applying microwave; glass sheet; microwave energy; outer surface; predetermined temperature; wave energy; predetermined configuration; /65/219/

Citation Formats

Boaz, Premakaran Tucker. Method for heating and forming a glass sheet. United States: N. p., 1997. Web.
Boaz, Premakaran Tucker. Method for heating and forming a glass sheet. United States.
Boaz, Premakaran Tucker. Wed . "Method for heating and forming a glass sheet". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871091.
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year = {1997},
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