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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 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.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Livonia, MI)
  2. (Walled Lake, MI)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
871928
Patent Number(s):
5827345
Assignee:
Ford Global Technologies, Inc. (Dearborn, MI) NREL
DOE Contract Number:  
IPO-95-10043-003
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; heating; forming; tempering; glass; sheet; including; steps; predetermined; temperature; applying; microwave; energy; heat; configuration; cooling; outer; surface; third; temper; third predetermined; applying microwave; glass sheet; microwave energy; outer surface; predetermined temperature; wave energy; predetermined configuration; /65/219/

Citation Formats

Boaz, Premakaran Tucker, and Sitzman, Gary W. Method for heating, forming and tempering a glass sheet. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Boaz, Premakaran Tucker, & Sitzman, Gary W. Method for heating, forming and tempering a glass sheet. United States.
Boaz, Premakaran Tucker, and Sitzman, Gary W. Thu . "Method for heating, forming and tempering a glass sheet". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871928.
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year = {1998},
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