Zippe Industrieanlagen has received the order for the turnkey supply of a new second float line at AGC Glass in Guaratingueta, Brazil.
The scope of supply also included the batch plant, cullet return as well as the steelwork. The concrete works were customer sided responsibilities.
Zippe was also granted the supply of the charging technology. This was a float charger type EO 2525 TH with a charging capacity of 280t/day per machine.
In total, four machines are installed at the furnace which have a total charging capacity of 1120 t/day.
The plant control system is affected by a modern automisation technology with a reliable architecture. A redundant SPS control system and two SCADA-server guarantee a safe plant operation.
The furnace capacity is 850t/day. The plant has been in operation since April 23, 2019.
AGC Glass Europe produces, processes, and distributes flat glass for the building industry, the automotive industry, and various other sectors (transport, solar power, and high-tech applications).