Welcome to the May 2013 issue of Glass International.
This month's features include articles on Annealing, Furnace Design and Operation, Inspection and Plant Utilities.
The feature-length articles begin with a profile of the Owens-Illinois (O-I) Harlow plant written by Assistant Editor Nadine Firth.
CNUD-EFCO's R&D Manager Hans Strauven discusses The Benefits of Annealing Lehrs while E.W Bowman's John Hann talks about Annealing of Glass Containers and Holloware.
The Furnace Design articles are provided by Glass Service and Bock, who examines the question Should Regulating Transformers or Thyristor Controllers be used in the Glass Melt.
This plus plenty more including contributions from regular columnists John Henderson and British Glass as well as the usual global round up of news.
Front cover pic courtesy of Sorg
Welcome to the 84-page April issue of Glass International. The edition has been designed to go hand in hand with our forthcoming Glassman Europe event in Warsaw, Poland, May 7 & 8 so has exhibition and conference-themed articles throughout.
This includes a company profile on keynote speaker Stoelzle Glass, which begins on page 12, two articles by conference speaker the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) and the exhibition catalogue.
Other notable features include a company profile on Owens-Illinois, and on German Forming company futronic, which is a business with a rich and varied history.
As ever there are plenty of technical articles covering a range of glassmaking sectors, including articles from Zippe, Siemens and clearPerformance.
All this plus the regular column from British Glass and the usual round up of industry news from around the globe.
See you in Warsaw!
Front cover pic supplied by Pennine Industrial
Hello and welcome to the March 2013 issue of Glass International.
The issue is packed with top quality articles and the features this month are on Recycling and on Plant Utilites.
The Ardagh Glass Group kicks-off the recycling feature with an investigation into Cullet Levels in Container Glass Manufacturing, while Saint-Gobain discusses its successful Cullet Return Scheme.
Assistant Editor Nadine Firth provides an overview of Viridor's Salmon Pasture recycling site while Finland's Uusioaines discuss the Finnish glass recycling market and the company's foamed glass facility. Consultant Geert Jacobs writes about A Statistical approach to cullet quality control while Australia's DeLaminating Resources introduce Delaminating glass components.
Williamson Technical Services explain how to Construct a float glass plant, Bohle talks about Re-using water with glass processing machinery and Moffitt provides an overview of natural ventilation in glass plants.
All this plus regular columns from Glass Technology Services and John Henderson, a supplier profile on International Innovative Technologies and a Glassman Europe Preview.
Front page courtesy of Pennine Industrial Equipment