11 Performance of measurements
Now, following the information provided with regard to the measuring instruments required for gathering data, let us turn our attention to the actual performance of measurements for an energy balance. Prior to commencement, however, the results of laboratory analyses of the clay should be available for calculating the raw material enthalpy. The following information therefore must be inquired of from the plant operator:
› factory output
› shift model
› product assortment, including dimensions and firing weights
› wet, dry and fired weights of products to be...