Glass melting technology specialist HORN is to build a 560 t/d end fired furnace for Bastürk Cam at its Malatya plant in Turkey. The new furnace is designed with six forehearths for the production of container glass. In appliance of the most advanced technology, the furnace will have a melting area of 185.4 m² to produce flint glass. Heating of the furnace will be effected by means of natural gas or back-up diesel oil burners.
In addition to producing jars and bottles, Baştürk Cam is able to quickly respond to the diverse demands of its business partners with bespoke products. Baştürk Cam glass packaging production facility with its state-of-the-art technology machinery, high energy efficient furnace and high automation system has become one of the preferred glass packaging manufacturers in the world.
HORN’s scope of supply includes the engineering of the refractory and steel structure, the Combustion System, Boosting System, Measuring and Control equipment, a new HORN HVR® 600F batch charger, supervision of erection, heat-up and commissioning.
Installation is planned to start in the second quarter of 2022.