Air Products’ second integrated oxy-fuel solution for Techpack Solutions up and running

Air Products has recently commissioned and brought onstream its second integrated oxy-fuel solution for Techpack Solutions. Air Products is a leader in oxy-fuel technology with over 50 years of experience, and has already installed more than 1,500 Cleanfire burners around the world. Techpack Solutions is South Korea’s leading packaging solution provider and largest manufacturer of glass bottles.

Air Products, a leader in oxy-fuel combustion technology and integrated solutions to the global glass industry, reports that it has recently commissioned and brought onstream its second integrated oxy-fuel solution for Techpack Solutions in Korea. The cutting-edge offering helps this leading Korean container glass maker reap multiple benefits of reduced emissions and improved energy efficiency, productivity and glass quality.
The integrated solution encompasses Air Products’ oxy-fuel combustion system, including Cleanfire® HRiTM oxy-fuel burners and an automatic flow control skid, as well as a PRISM® vacuum swing adsorption (VSA) oxygen generator supplying reliable and economical on-site oxygen used to power the oxy-fuel burners for melting glass. In addition, Techpack Solutions will be installing Air Products’ newest technology, the Cleanfire® HRe burner, which is the industry’s first smart burner. The HRe burner will enhance Techpack’s furnace control and help them optimize their maintenance schedule.
Oxy-fuel technology is proven to bring multiple benefits such as over 50% reduction in nitrogen oxide emissions, 10-20% in energy savings, about 25% increase in productivity, reduction of capital, and improvement in efficiency and glass quality.
Air Products is a leader in oxy-fuel technology with over 50 years of experience and offers integrated solutions, from gas supply to combustion systems, technology, customized control systems, technical and design expertise, commissioning service, safety and site training, and maintenance contracts and project management. The company has already installed more than 1,500 Cleanfire burners around the world.
Techpack Solutions, founded in the mid-1950s, is South Korea’s leading packaging solution provider and largest manufacturer of glass bottles for the domestic and worldwide markets. The company makes a wide range of glass containers for the food, drink and medical industries.