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1. (WO2018089387) HIGH TEMPERATURE GLASS MELTING VESSEL

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/089387    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/060474
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Nov 08 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: C03B 5/425
C03B 5/00
C03B 5/02
C03B 5/027
C03B 5/03
C03B 5/16
C03B 5/167
Applicants: CORNING INCORPORATED
Inventors: DE ANGELIS, Gilbert
DELAMIELLEURE, Megan Aurora
PETERS, Guido
Title: HIGH TEMPERATURE GLASS MELTING VESSEL
Abstract:
A glass melt delivery system vessel has at least one sidewall and floor made of a refractory material, such as zirconia, and at least one electrode extending through the refractory material. The at least one electrode is configured to heat a glass melt in contact with the refractory material at an average temperature of at least about 1600C° without exceeding a breakdown condition of the refractory material in contact with the glass melt.