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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. 5 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
527755
Patent Number(s):
5,656,053
Application Number:
PAN: 8-524,495; CNN: Contract IPO-95-10043-003
Assignee:
Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, MI (United States) PTO; SCA: 360601; PA: EDB-97:126026; SN: 97001843799
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 12 Aug 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; GLASS; MATERIALS WORKING; MICROWAVE HEATING; EQUIPMENT; TEMPERATURE CONTROL

Citation Formats

Boaz, P.T. Method for heating and forming a glass sheet. United States: N. p., 1997. Web.
Boaz, P.T. Method for heating and forming a glass sheet. United States.
Boaz, P.T. Tue . "Method for heating and forming a glass sheet". United States.
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