Glass melting technology specialist Horn is to build a 560 t/d end fired furnace for Bastürk Cam at its Malatya plant, Turkey.

The new furnace is designed with six forehearths for the production of container glass.

The furnace will have a melting area of 185.4 m² to produce flint glass. Heating of the furnace will be by means of Natural Gas or Back-up Diesel oil burners.

Horn’s scope of supply includes the engineering of the refractory and steel structure, the Combustion System, Boosting System, Measuring and Control equipment, a new Horn HVR 600F batch charger, supervision of erection, heat-up and commissioning.

Installation is planned to start in the second quarter of 2022.

Basturk Cam is based in the east of Turkey and supplies food and beverage glass bottles and jars.