Thanks to a licensing programme allowing the use of pioneering NASA technology, the glass industry is discovering the benefits of high-emissivity nano-particle coatings for furnace refractories. Stuart Hakes* explains how Emisshield could lead to changes in material choices and furnace design.
How space shuttle technology improves crown emissivity
Published 31st March, 2011 by Greg Morris
Glass International Editor
Greg Morris has been editor of Glass International and organiser of the Glassman conferences since 2012, specialising in glass packaging. Prior to this he spent five years working in newspaper journalism.