Glass International Issue
July/August 2008

July/August 2008

Features include batch plant, annealing lehrs and quality and process control.

Front cover courtesy of MSK

REGULARS

EDITOR’S COMMENT

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

TECHNICAL TOPICS

GMIC NEWS

GLASSMAKER’S DIARY

SGT NEWS

GLASSWORKS PROFILES
Indian glassmaker confirms global
ambitions (Piramal)

Global flat glassmaker enters Russian
market for first time in Ryazan (Guardian)

SUPPLIER PROFILE
Combustion specialist firing on all cylinders
(Global Combustion)

FACES – RAJINDAR SINGH
Proving management skills with Indian glass

BATCH PLANT
Batch house control system modernisation - EME Maschinenfabrik Clasen

The economic significance of batch calculation - Henning Katte, Ilis GmbH

Supplier launches cryogen-free magnet - Eriez Magnetics Europe

US-made planetary mixer handles glassmakers’ complex batches - GlassMaster, a division of Mixer Systems

Batch feeder supplier ensures repeat business - Geo Robson & Co

ANNEALING LEHRS
Improving the annealing lehrs cycle - Vidromecanica

QUALITY AND PROCESS CONTROL
Inspection of structured glass for solar modules - Dr Schenk

The shift towards process control - Paul Schreuders, Xpar Vision

Extending the capabilities of glass process control systems - Art Lawrence, ACSI

Automated solution for container measurement - David Dineff, Agr

I-Care system continues to make a difference Michael Hilpert, MSC & SGCC

Non-contact measurement of wall thickness - VMA

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