Bucher Emhart Glass – quality engineered refractories

Bucher Emhart Glass recently launched EmCast25 Quickset, a much improved lightweight insulation employed as a back-up insulation for spouts and orifice rings respectively.

The Bucher Emhart Glass manufacturing operation in Owensville, Missouri, US, traces its roots to 1844 and the founding of the Laclede Christy Fire Brick Company.
Bucher Emhart Glass has earned a reputation for unsurpassed quality in refractories, and continues to develop and provide the industry’s widest range of glass refractory expendable compositions available, for use in wide range of production applications, i.e.: glass containers, rolled plate, fiberglass, tableware, float glass, press ware and the hand glass industry respectively.
In addition to refractory expendables, the company offers a vast range of standard refractory shapes, forehearth refractory shapes and also manufacture unusual, complex, and small quantity shapes – all manufactured to the same exacting tolerances.
Bonded compositions include Alumina, Alumina Silicates, AZS, Zircon, and fused Silica materials, as well as the full range of shapes in industry standard compositions including 311, 314, 315, 320, 321, 333, 338, 345, and 357.
Technical Data Sheets are available on the company’s website: www.bucheremhartglass.com
Bucher Emhart Glass refractory craftsmen – most with over a decade of experience – are the heart of the company’s manufacturing operation. They are supported by quality, engineering, and RD&E professionals who emphasize innovative product development and individual customer solutions.
A premium expendable refractory composition 301 was recently developed, which is designed specifically for longer lifetime. Bucher Emhart Glass recently launched EmCast25 Quickset, a much improved lightweight insulation employed as a back-up insulation for spouts and orifice rings respectively.
Work will continue on developing an improved tube material, current field trial results are very encouraging. Additional details will be published soon.
The ability to match proprietary mixes to customers’ melt and firing needs has enabled Bucher Emhart Glass manufacturing in Owensville to serve a wide spectrum of glass industries.
The company manufactures a wide variety of shapes and sizes, ranging from one-pound glass capacity to 700.pound glass capacity open crucibles. Bucher Emhart Glass also offers a complete line of refractory accessories designed specifically for the Global Hand Glass Industry.
Bucher Emhart Glass, a division of Bucher Industries AG, is headquartered in Cham, Switzerland, with offices and manufacturing facilities located throughout the world. The company is a leading supplier of forming machines, inspection machines, controls, and parts to the glass container industry.