AFGM Articles 2018

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Safety solutions for the glass manufacturing process
Glass Worldwide Issue 77
Markus Kick summarises the safety solutions available from Horn Glass Industries for the glass manufacturing process in the digital era.
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Glass container production in the digital era
Glass Worldwide Issue 75
Ulas Topal discusses how glass manufacturing/ processing challenges are being faced in the digital era.
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On the way to the ‘smart factory’
Glass Worldwide Issue 76
Benoit Burin des Roziers discusses Tiama’s approach to the ‘smart factory’ and the company’s latest innovations to reach this goal in glass container production.
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Advanced forehearth heating system
Glass Worldwide Issue 76
Stephen Sherlock discusses the development and trials of an innovative combustion system that uses fewer burners, distributes the heat better and more efficiently and provides the opportunity for direct heat recovery, which cannot be achieved using pre-mix systems. The combustion control for this system offers the same accuracy of control as the best existing systems but with the potential for an even higher turn- down ratio, lower gas consumption improved safety and direct heat recovery.
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Wall thickness measurement for non-round bottles
Glass Worldwide Issue 76
Requirements for the production of lightweight bottles are increasing every day because lightweight bottles permit a reduction of melting energy and CO2 emissions. From the glass production perspective, however, the possibility of breakage increases if proper quality control is not performed.
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42nd ASEAN Glass Conference
Glass Worldwide Issue 76
The Indonesian Glass Manufacturers Association has announced that the 42nd ASEAN Glass Conference will take place in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 24-27 September 2018.
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