FLOAT GLASS MELTING AND FORMING (ADVANCED TRAINING)

7 - 10 November 2022
09:00 - 17:30
BE SURE TO REGISTER BEFORE October 4
St Helens area (UK)

The training is dedicated to everyone in float glass production who needs a high-level understanding of the melting and forming processes of float glass.

A general overview will be given of the main characteristics of float glass production focusing on the melting and forming operation, with the defects related to these processes also described.

Contents:

  • Float glass properties
  • Melting, fining and homogenization
  • Combustion and emissions
  • Furnace operation
  • Energy consumption
  • Interactive session on some float glass melting parameters
  • Furnace operation and defects
  • Float glass forming basics
  • Float bath chemistry
  • Float bath related defects
Trainers
Johan Lotter
Johan Lotter obtained a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand. He worked at PFG building glass as a furnace engineer, technical expert, and manager of the technical department of two plants. He developed a large experience in raw materials, melting and floating process and defect analysis. He is now working as a CFD Engineer and trainer at CelSian.
Price The price per participant is 2.500 EUR. This is the equivalent of 5 tons of glass.


When onsite, price includes 4 lunches and 1 dinner. It excludes tax and duties.

Are you joining with 5 other colleagues? The 6th participant can join for free. Contact us to get a 15% discount.
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