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Title: Method for heating, forming and tempering a glass sheet

Abstract

A method for heating, forming and tempering a glass sheet is disclosed including the steps of heating at least one 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, forming the glass sheet to a predetermined configuration, and cooling an outer surface of the glass sheet to at least a third predetermined temperature to temper the glass sheet. 2 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
675851
Patent Number(s):
5,827,345
Application Number:
PAN: 8-969,090; CNN: Contract IPO-95-10043-003
Assignee:
Ford Global Technologies, Inc., Dearborn, MI (United States) PTO; SCA: 320303; 360601; PA: EDB-99:002022; SN: 98002027986
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 27 Oct 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; GLASS; HEATING; MATERIALS WORKING; TEMPERING; GLASS INDUSTRY; MICROWAVE HEATING

Citation Formats

Boaz, P.T., and Sitzman, G.W. Method for heating, forming and tempering a glass sheet. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Boaz, P.T., & Sitzman, G.W. Method for heating, forming and tempering a glass sheet. United States.
Boaz, P.T., and Sitzman, G.W. Tue . "Method for heating, forming and tempering a glass sheet". United States.
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abstractNote = {A method for heating, forming and tempering a glass sheet is disclosed including the steps of heating at least one 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, forming the glass sheet to a predetermined configuration, and cooling an outer surface of the glass sheet to at least a third predetermined temperature to temper the glass sheet. 2 figs.},
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