Glass melting technology specialist Horn has received an order to repair furnace 7 of the glass flacons and caps manufacturer Heinz-Glas at its Piesau plant, Germany.

The order comprises a 49 m² end fired furnace with six forehearths for the production of flacons. In the future, the plant will produce 135 tonnes of flint glass per day.

The scope of supply consists of the design of the melting tank, distributor and the forehearths as well as the steel structure.

Horn will also supply the equipment for heating, measuring and control, boosting, over the reversing system up to the batch charger HVR 400 as well as further furnace equipment.

The entire construction as well as the commissioning will be supervised and managed by Horn Glass Industries.