Pilkington: Cylindrical furnace for São Paulo

Pilkington Automotive has installed a highly innovative cylindrical furnace at its São Paulo plant in Brazil.

The new furnace replaces an old GP 14.2 clip furnace which had been operational for 30 years.The cylindrical furnace will bring a new technological dimension to the plant and further enhance its position as market leader.It is now fully operational and enables production of both flat and bended glass without loss of quality.Other benefits include reductions in electricity consumption and development costs and faster changeover times.

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Date: 6 February 2003
Source: Pilkington

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