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|A Study of the Principle of Advanced Energy-Saving Furnaces|
|Keywords: Furnace, Thick Film, Energy Saving|
|Energy cost is becoming a bigger portion of the total ownership cost for furnaces. To lower the energy consumption, people have tried to improve the process (i.e., lower processing temperature) and to improve the furnace design. In our study, we examined the energy consumption impact of the following factors: 1. Heating method 2. Temperature control 3. Furnace body construction 4. Furnace construction material 5. Furnace operations Furthermore, we established a simplified model for furnace energy consumption. Using this model as a guidance, we discussed potential ways to reduce the overall furnace energy consumption. Originally in the Ceramic, LTCC, Polymer and Conductive Materials session.|
|Xin Liang, Vice President
HengLi Eletek Co., Ltd.
Hefei, Anhui 230088,