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9038418 Apparatuses for manufacturing glass and methods of managing pulling forces applied to glass ribbon  
Methods and apparatuses for managing pulling forces applied to a glass ribbon in a draw apparatus are disclosed. The method includes applying a front-side and a rear-side drive torque to a glass....
9038414 Methods and apparatuses for steering flexible glass webs  
Methods and apparatuses for steering flexible glass webs are disclosed. In one embodiment, a steering device for non-contact steering of a glass web having a conveyance direction and a cross...
9010148 Method of reducing distortion in a sheet of glass  
A method of reducing distortion in a glass sheet is described and comprises the steps of: forming a glass ribbon in a glass manufacturing process; separating a glass sheet from the glass ribbon,...
8973400 Methods of using a submerged combustion melter to produce glass products  
A method comprises flowing an oxidant and a fuel into a submerged combustion burner in a glass tank furnace, the glass tank furnace receiving a feed of glass forming material and producing molten...
8903528 Remote control and management of a vessel forming production line  
An embodiment of the present invention is a method of remotely managing a vessel forming production line, the method comprising communicating from a remote data processing resource a plurality of...
8857213 Vertical glass distribution habituating control system and method  
A system and method for automatically adjusting I.S. machine timing to maintain desired vertical glass distribution to improve process yield and quality while reducing dependence on operator...
8844321 Apparatus and method for manufacturing vitreous silica crucible  
Provided are an apparatus and a method for manufacturing a vitreous silica crucible, which enable accurate measurement of a fume generation amount, prevention of deterioration of an inner surface...
8820118 Apparatus and methods for producing a glass ribbon  
Apparatus for producing glass ribbon includes a control device configured at least periodic thermal stress compensation of the glass ribbon by independently adjusting operation of a plurality of...
8806898 Layout for glass manufacturing system, glass handling method, and glass therefrom  
An layout for a glass manufacturing system may include a hot process part having a batch plant for storing a glass raw material, a tank for melting the raw material and storing a molten glass, a...
8785010 Glass substrate for a magnetic disk and magnetic disk  
Provided are a magnetic disk substrate and a method of manufacturing the same, wherein the magnetic disk substrate has very few defects present on its surface with an arithmetic mean roughness...
8773656 Apparatus and method for characterizing glass sheets  
Disclosed is an apparatus for characterizing attributes of a moving glass sheet comprising complementary mechanical material handling technologies that progressively stabilize, position, capture,...
8766135 Glass substrate laser cutting device with real-time breaking detecting function and glass substrate breakage detecting method thereof  
A glass substrate laser cutting device according to the invention includes: a working table that has a plurality of vacuum absorbing grooves; a laser cutter; a pressure sensor that measures a...
8726693 Apparatus and method for supplying hydrogen gas, and quartz glass manufacturing apparatus  
There is provided an apparatus for supplying a hydrogen gas to a quartz glass manufacturing apparatus including a burner that generates an oxyhydrogen flame when supplied with the hydrogen gas,...
8689585 Method and apparatus for removing volatilized materials from an enclosed space in a glass making process  
An apparatus and method for removing volatilized chemical compounds from within enclosed or partially enclosed spaces containing molten glass. One or more condensing devices are positioned within...
8640497 Method of manufacturing glass substrate for magnetic disk and system for manufacturing glass substrate for magnetic disk  
To provide a magnetic-disk glass substrate manufacturing method that can reduce the inner diameter dimensional error. A magnetic-disk glass substrate manufacturing method of this invention...
8561428 Dwell time control method and system with automatic pressure switch point adjustment  
A dwell time control system and method for automatically adjusting the selection and timing of a sequence of pressures used to drive the plunger in a parison mold during the parison forming...
8459062 Apparatus and methods for producing a glass ribbon  
Apparatus for producing glass ribbon includes a control device configured at least periodic thermal stress compensation of the glass ribbon by independently adjusting operation of a plurality of...
8402785 Method and apparatus for measuring surface shape profile  
An apparatus for measuring a shape profile of a surface of a sheet of material includes a light source for providing a light beam to be directed at the surface of the sheet of material, a linear...
8397537 Method for local reversible glass swelling  
A method of forming, on the surface of a glass material, a raised feature having a height within a target range, comprising (1) providing a glass material having a surface, (2) providing the glass...
8230698 Method for condition monitoring of the HTBS furnace using sensor fusion  
The present invention discloses a method for temperature monitoring of Horizontal Tempering and bending system (HTBS) furnace in glass industries. The present invention improves furnace heaters...
8210001 Method of producing uniform light transmission fusion drawn glass  
In a method of making a glass sheet using an overflow fusion downdraw process, a glass sheet quality metric level Q1 is selected, where Q1 is a measure of allowable retardation in the glass sheet....
8196431 Methods for controlling glass sheet thickness  
Methods for controlling thickness variations across the width of a glass ribbon (104) are provided. The methods employ a set of thermal elements (106) for locally controlling the temperature of...
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...
8127572 Method of eliminating blisters in a glass making process  
A method of controlling blister formation in a glass melt flowing through a system comprising one or more refractory metal vessels by developing a blister index and determining the critical...
8117868 Apparatus and methods for making glass  
Apparatus and methods for making glass are provided. The apparatus comprise a first glass melt station and a standpipe. The standpipe includes a first end portion in fluid communication with the...
8113017 Method for cleaning a glass substrate, method for fabricating a glass substrate, and magnetic disk using same  
A method for cleaning a glass substrate which ensures removal of abrasive and other foreign matter without making a cleaning step complicated involves cleaning the glass substrate by scrubbing...
8096148 Method for fabricating a glass substrate, magnetic disk, and method for fabricating the same  
A method for fabricating a glass substrate containing SiO2 as a main ingredient thereof and having a uniform and minute pattern of stripes formed on the surface thereof by ultraprecision polishing...
8051677 Float bath system for manufacturing float glass and cooling method of the same  
Disclosed is a float bath system for manufacturing a float glass, comprising a block assembly having a plurality of blocks connected to each other and configured to store a molten metal therein; a...
8042360 Glass handling and processing system  
Systems, methods and apparatus relate to handling and processing glass, such as glass for use in liquid crystal displays, involving a measurement device, such as a distortion gauge, residing in an...
7984625 Temperature compensation for shape-induced in-plane stresses in glass substrates  
Methods of fabricating glass sheets (13) are provided in which the sheets are cut from a glass ribbon (15) composed of a glass having a setting zone temperature range (SZTR). As the glass is...
7963200 Method for cutting off glass panes from a continuously produced glass sheet  
The method includes continuously detecting glass faults in the glass sheet. Based on the results of the detecting of the glass faults an optimized cutting pattern for cutting crosscut pieces from...
7866185 Glass handling and processing system  
Systems, methods and apparatus relate to handling and processing glass, such as glass for use in liquid crystal displays, involving a measurement device, such as a distortion gauge, residing in an...
7823416 Glass composition and method for producing glass article  
The glass composition of the present invention is an inorganic glass composition in which the volume ratio of helium with a mass number of 3 to helium with a mass number of 4, namely 3He/4He in...
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...
7696113 Method of manufacturing alkali-free glasses containing iron and tin as fining agents  
Alkali-free glasses are disclosed which can be used to produce substrates for flat panel display devices, e.g., active matrix liquid crystal displays (AMLCDs). The glasses contain iron and tin as...
7685840 Method of minimizing distortion in a sheet of glass  
A method of minimizing distortion in a glass sheet manufacturing process wherein the stress in a parent sheet of glass is measured along each edge of the sheet. The stress data is then used to...
7672044 Lens made of a crystalline material  
As a preliminary stage in manufacturing a lens or lens part for an objective, in particular a projection objective for a microlithography projection system, an optical blank is made from a crystal...
7628037 Method for preventing bubbles on precious metal components  
In the case of a method for manufacturing glass, with which molten glass is enclosed at least partially by precious metal walls or refractory metal walls, and with which the oxygen partial...
7607545 System and method for inspecting and sorting molded containers  
An apparatus and method for inspecting and sorting molded containers includes an inspection device for inspecting containers and a container mold of origin identifier for correlating a container...
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...
7578144 Method for minimizing refractory metal inclusions in a glass stirring operation  
A method of a stirring a molten glass which includes an analytical model which may be used to optimize the stirring conditions to minimize refractory metal inclusions which may result from the...
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....
7487649 Method for manufacturing glass substrate for image display  
The present invention provides a manufacturing method of a glass substrate for an image display device having high picture quality. The reducing force in a float furnace is controlled to be...
7434420 Process for glass molding  
A process for glass molding includes the steps of: gradually increasing a working temperature to a formation temperature T1 while maintaining a normal pressure and an initial mold position;...
7430880 Pull roll assembly for drawing a glass sheet  
A pull roll assembly is described herein that is used to draw a glass sheet. The pull roll assembly includes a first roll assembly, a second roll assembly and a device (e.g., differential drive,...
7414223 Method and apparatus for monitoring safety glass production or controlling a treatment process  
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for monitoring safety glass production or controlling a treatment process, such as a tempering process. Information representing a load of glass...
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...
7350379 Quality control method and quality control apparatus for glass gob in the formation of a glass product  
The present invention provides a quality control method and a quality control apparatus for use in the formation of a glass product. A feeder mechanism cuts a column-like molten glass pushed out...
7191618 Large-sized substrate and method of producing the same  
A large-sized substrate having a diagonal length of not less than 500 mm and a ratio of flatness/diagonal length of not more than 6.0×10−6 is disclosed. By use of the large-sized substrate for...
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