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8607591 Device and method for manufacturing glass without forming bubbles on precious metal components  
The device for manufacturing glass, in which bubble formation on precious metal components is prevented, has a precious or refractory metal wall (12, 43) at least partially surrounding a glass melt...
8171752 Device for electrically grounding a float glass production apparatus  
The float glass apparatus has a glass melt producing unit including a melting tank and a refining tank for the glass melt, a float tank including a metallic basin and metal bath contained in the...
8127569 Cooling tube mechanism for an I.S. machine  
An I.S. machine has a blow station where a parison is blown into a bottle. The parison is blown with a blow head at the “on” position on the blow mold and following the blowing of the parison, the...
7905113 Cooling tube mechanism for an I. S. Machine  
An I.S. machine has a blow station where a parison is blown into a bottle. The parison is blown with a blow head at the “on” position on the blow mold and following the blowing of the parison, the...
7900475 System for and method of batch analysis and optimization for glass manufacturing  
Certain preferred embodiments of the present invention provide a system for and method of analyzing and cleaning a cullet stream prior to bottle manufacturing. In accordance with certain aspects of...
7900476 System for and method of batch analysis and optimization for glass manufacturing  
A system for and method of analyzing a cullet stream prior to batch formulation in glass manufacturing. Cullet is fed onto a conveyor where a real-time composition analysis is performed....
7827825 Tool-holder device for cooperating with glass  
A tool holder device supporting at least one tool configured to collaborate with at least one substrate positioned on edge. The tool holder device makes the tool move translationally and...
7716949 Method for positioning glass sheets for forming  
A method having particular utility for making outer and inner formed windshield glass sheets is performed by glass sheet positioning centrally on a forming face (34) of a forming mold (32) to form...
7712334 Method for positioning a glass plate on rollers  
There are the steps of conveying a glass plate by a roller conveyor including a plurality of rollers; and moving a roller in contact with the glass plate in conveyance to position the glass plate...
7681414 Overflow downdraw glass forming method and apparatus  
The present invention discloses improved methods and apparatus for forming sheet glass. In one embodiment, the invention introduces a counteracting force to the stresses on the forming structure in...
7600399 Method and device for producing a cylindrical glass body  
In a known method for producing a cylindrical glass body in a vertical drawing process, a glass blank is softened in a heating zone and drawn off as a glass strand by means of a draw-off device at...
7565816 System for and method of batch analysis and optimization for glass manufacturing  
A system for and method of analyzing a cullet stream prior to batch formulation in glass manufacturing. Cullet is fed onto a conveyor where a real-time composition analysis is performed....
7516628 On-line thickness gauge and method for measuring the thickness of a moving glass substrate  
An on-line thickness gauge (OLTG) and method are described herein that are capable of measuring a thickness of a moving glass substrate. In the preferred embodiment, the OLTG includes a Y-guide and...
7503189 Press forming machine for glass  
A load cell is attached between a fixed axis and an upper die assembly and arranged in a forming chamber. For this reason, the load cell is hardly influenced by reduction of pressure in the forming...
7437209 Modular control system for a glass forming machine  
A modular control system for controlling a machine such as a glass forming machine includes a central control unit and a machine control unit, which are connected via a high-speed data bus. The...
7383695 Method of analyzing mixed-color cullet to facilitate its use in glass manufacture  
A method of determining the constituents and impurities in mixed-color cullet to facilitate use of mixed-color cullet in glass manufacture is provided. A glass batch formulation is adjusted based...
7353666 Method for press molding a glass optical element  
A molding apparatus for molding a press-molded product by heating and softening a material and press-molding the material into a predetermined shape by the use of a mold, includes a pair of dies...
7293430 Press molding apparatus and press molding method of optical element  
A press molding apparatus includes upper and lower molding dies each having a molding surface facing each other, and a driving device which moves at least one of the upper and lower molding dies in...
7290408 Apparatus for supporting a preform having a supporting core  
The invention relates to apparatus for supporting a preform manufactured in an installation for manufacturing or building up preforms having supporting cores, said installation including at least...
7079918 System for adjusting position of glass plates  
A system for adjusting position of glass plates includes (1) a chain for conveying glass plates into a bending furnace, the chain having (a) alternate links, (b) connecting pins for holding the...
7054710 Electronic control for glass moulding machines  
Sections (22) of an I.S. glass forming machine (23) have a plurality of mechanisms which can be respectively driven by a first drive. Each first drive is allocated a controller which is connected...
7021082 Method and apparatus for suppressing oxygen bubble formation in glass melts  
In the method of making glass a glass melt is formed from starting materials in a melt apparatus, which includes at least one metal part having a metal surface in contact with the glass melt in a...
7017373 Glassware forming machine control system  
A glassware forming machine system includes a glassware forming machine having first operating mechanisms for converting gobs of molten glass into articles of glassware, a gob delivery system...
6904332 Supervisor for a hollow glassware production line  
The supervisor is connected to at least one hollow glassware production line including a plurality of controlled moving members, and is defined by a line agent unit generating a virtual image of...
6769272 Method and apparatus for oxygen refinement of a glass melt  
An apparatus for making glass in which a glass melt is refined in a vessel with oxygen is described. It includes a melt-containing vessel (10) having a refining region (3) for refinement of the...
6748766 Porous preform vitrification apparatus  
A porous preform vitrification apparatus of the present invention, provided with a means for forcibly feeding nitrogen etc. from a furnace core tube to a discharge gas pipe so as to balance a...
6701748 Glassware machine  
A glassware machine having a glassware mold and a movable plunger positioned adjacent to the glassware mold for pressing a glass gob in the glassware mold to form a glassware article. The glassware...
6698241 Method and device for pressing a gob  
Method and apparatus for pressing a parison. A parison mold is composed of neck tool halves and parison mold halves. A gob of molten glass had first been introduced through an upper loading orifice...
6595030 Device for generating an optically homogeneous, streak-free quartz glass body having a large diameter  
A device for producing optically homogeneous, streak-free quartz glass bodies having a large diameter including a furnace or melting device having an inner chamber with a pair of openings opposite...
6584805 Hot bottle inspection apparatus  
A glass bottle production line comprising a bottle mold which has a plurality of mold cavities arranged in a predetermined order for forming bottles from glass parisons and for transferring the...
6568218 Apparatus for shaping glass tubes  
Apparatus for shaping a selected end region and the opening at a selected end of a hollow cylindrical glass tube includes a support member for holding and rotating the tube in a controlled manner...
6539751 Baffle mechanism for I.S. machine  
An I.S. machine has a blankmold which is open at the top and includes inner and outer annular top sealing surfaces. Associated with the blankmold is a baffle including a body having a cup shaped...
6490888 Semi-convective forced air method for tempering low “E” coated glass  
A method of heating low emissivity glass sheet for subsequent processing. The glass sheet is loaded onto a longitudinally extending conveyor and oriented such that the lengthwise edge of the sheet...
6470711 Furnace for heat treatments of glass sheets  
A furnace particularly for heat treatments of glass sheets, comprising a longitudinally-elongated chamber which contains roller conveyor elements for the glass sheets. The furnace comprises...
6397635 Plunger mechanism for the pressing of gobs of molten glass in the blank mould of an I.S. machine for the production of hollow ware  
Plunger mechanism for the pressing of gobs of molten glass in the blank mould of an I.S. machine for the production of hollow ware, characterized in that the driving and controlling of the up and...
6367287 Two-axis motion of take-out tongs in an individual section glassware forming machine  
An individual section glassware forming machine that includes at least one blow mold for forming articles of glassware, a sweepout station for transferring glassware to a machine conveyor, and a...
6345518 Take out mechanism with preheat cycle for I.S. machine  
A control is disclosed for a section of an I.S. machine which produces vertically standing bottles having a finish portion at the top thereof, with two vertically separated gripable finish...
6321570 Method and apparatus for tempering and bending glass  
A method of and apparatus for bending and tempering a sheet of glass heated to a formable state provides an improved rigid mold and pressing member for pressing the heated sheet against the rigid...
6289697 Apparatus and method for controlling molten glass flow through a forehearth  
Apparatus for controlling rate of molten glass flow through a forehearth that includes a flume disposed in the forehearth for restricting the width of the forehearth to glass flow, such that there...
6240746 Glass plate bending method and apparatus  
An apparatus for forming glass sheets is provided wherein in a furnace structure of a heating furnace where molds with glass sheets carried thereon are intermittently conveyed, the staying period...
6237368 Process for the regulating or controlling the NOx content of exhaust gases given off during the operating of glass melting furnaces with several burners run alternately  
A method for regulating or controlling the content of NOx in the exhaust gases of a glass-melting furnace having several burners operated in alternation, wherein both the beginning and the end of a...
6131412 Adjusting temperature of glass sheets in tempering furnace  
A method and equipment for adjusting the temperature of glass sheets in a tempering furnace. The tempering furnace (1) comprises rollers (3) for conveying and oscillating the glass sheets (4)...
6085552 Aligning fixture for mold opening and closing mechanism  
A mold opening and closing mechanism includes an aligning mechanism which has a horizontal mounting plate including a number of vertical openings for the number of molds, that is supported by a...
6079230 Apparatus for preparing quartz micropipettes  
The apparatus for preparing quartz micropipettes includes a pair of carriers mounted on a linear ball bearing guide which grasp opposite ends of a quartz glass capillary tube. A pair of miniature...
5979191 Method and apparatus for melting of glass batch materials  
An apparatus for melting materials is provided comprising a melter body having a batch injection portion including a batch inlet port, a batch melting portion including a batch melting chamber...
5951734 Semi-convective forced air system for tempering low E coated glass  
A semi-convective forced air system for heating glass sheets during a heating cycle. The system has a heating chamber, and a longitudinal conveyor extending lengthwise through the heating chamber....
5928399 Apparatus for manufacturing an image display apparatus using bonding agents  
An apparatus for manufacturing a chamber, the chamber including first and second glass substrates and an enclosure arranged between the substrates or an enclosure and at least one spacer arranged...
5908483 Apparatus and process for molding of glass  
A press head drive cylinder control having a force sensing, force signal providing load cell on the drive cylinder of a glass molding press. The glass molding press having a base, a mold table...
5904745 Generation of sweepout motion profile in an individual section glassware forming system  
In an individual section (IS) glassware forming system that includes a plurality of operating mechanisms for performing cyclic motions, an electronic controller for controlling cyclic motion of at...
5895513 Takeout mechanism for an I.S. machine  
A takeout mechanism for a section of a I.S. machine which will grip the finish of one or more bottles at a blow station and carry the gripped bottles away from the blow station and deposit them on...
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