Currently, Fives Stein stands as the major engineering and hot end equipment specialist supplier of the new glassmakers and has already successfully delivered Hot End for 20 float glass plants worldwide. The company’s services and proprietary glass production equipment encompass:
- the complete float plant general engineering,
- the design and procurement of melting furnaces, tin baths, annealing lehrs and air pollution control systems,
- integration of on-line float glass coating equipment for value-added glass products: coloring, reflective, TCO, etc.,
- design and procurement of specialty glass equipment such as ultra-thin glass, PDP, TFT,
- training of the plant staff and operators,
- the start-up of the plant and, when necessary, on-site assistance with the production of the new plant,
- services for plant modernization, production upgrade, cold repairs.
Fives Stein production equipment is internationally recognized and is in operation in almost half of all the float glass plants in the world.
Major engineering and hot end specialist supplier, Fives Stein, has already successfully delivered hot ends for 20 float glass plants worldwide and is currently implementing the following major float glass contracts in various parts of the world.
IN TURKEY FOR OKAN GROUP, A FAST GROWING REGIONAL GLASS GROUP
The scope of supply includes plant engineering and complete delivery of the 600 ton/day melting furnace, tin bath and lehr.
IN INDIA FOR SEJAL GLASS GROUP, THE FIRST INDIPENDENT “HIGH QUALITY” INDIAN GLASSMAKER
The scope of supply includes plant engineering and complete delivery of the 550 ton/day melting furnace, the tin bath, lehr and air pollution control.
IN RUSSIA FOR YUGROSPRODUKT, THE NEW RUSSIAN GLASSMAKER
The scope of supply includes plant engineering and complete supply of the process line including the furnace, tin bath, the lehr, production of process gas plant, cutting line and the pollution control.
IN POLAND FOR EUROGLAS, A LONG-LASTING CUSTOMER OF FIVES STEIN GROUP
The scope of supply covers tin bath equipment for a 1,000 ton/day per day float glass line.
IN SAUDI ARABIA FOR OBEIKAN GLASS COMPANY, WHICH WILL BECOME THE LARGEST FLOAT GLASS PLANT IN THE GULF STATES
The scope of supply includes plant engineering and complete delivery of the 800 ton/day melting furnace, tin bath, lehr and the air pollution control.
Fives Stein production equipment is internationally recognized and is in operation in more than one thirds of all the float glass plants in the world.
In the field of Solar glass, Fives Stein supplies specialized float glass plants and patterned glass plants incorporating advanced equipment such as on-line coating systems and the recently patented SUNBATH™ technology to produce high quality float glass substrates with a natural anti-reflective surface.
Fives Stein, with its experience, technologies and technical partnerships, is in a position to address all the glass making needs of thin films and c-Si solar modules production.
In ‘non-flat glass sectors’ Fives Stein is a recognized supplier of melting and conditioning technology in all types of glass, from large volume container production to small output hand-made lead crystal.
Fives Stein Limited, with the integration of BH-F and Penelectro Technologies is a world leader in high quality glass melting and conditioning. Having supplied over one thousand BH-F 400/4000 series forehearths and 100 working ends, the company is able to tailor its equipment to best match production requirements whilst remaining within the many space constraints that are imposed.
The rapid growth in the production of glass fibre has provided an opportunity for the group to extend its activities in this sector, especially in the realm of electric boosting and oxy-fuel combustion technology. Importantly, Fives Stein can offer furnace re-design services to optimise performance; solutions can include the possible integration of advanced technologies such as CGM burners, and BH-F Technology forehearth oxy-fuel firing systems. Projects can be handled on a group basis to give the client a ‘global’ technical solution to the re-vamping of the hot-end.
The Fives Stein group is working together to promote sustainable and environmentally friendly processes. The group is activity involved in numerous product and process development to achieve its longer term objectives, whilst also recognising the importance of experience and established practises. The recent change in group visual identity symbolises the harmony of its companies in working towards these objectives.