Three exerts will discuss the future of furnaces in glassmaking during a webinar.

The use of hydrogen as a glassmaking fuel, and the use of refractory and engineering of a glass furnace are among the topics during next week's free seminar.

Speakers during the 60-minute webinar will be Stuart Hakes, CEO of FIC UK, Dr Jorg Leicher, Teamleader, at the Gas- und Wärme-Institut (GWI) Essen, and a joint presentation from Shinji Yamamura and Xuqing Xie, both of AGC Ceramics.

Dr Leicher will provide a paper titled HyGlass - Hydrogen utilisation in the glass industry as a pathway to decarbonization.

The AGC Ceramics presentation is titled Refractory and Engineering on Glass Melting Furnace.

The event is held on Tuesday July 28 at 15:00 BST (16:00 CET, 10:00 Eastern). More information and to register visit

It is sponsored by AGC Ceramics and FIC UK.