SORG: 50 electric years – 50 furnace facts – II week

In the second week of its 50 furnace facts series SORG tells a few things you may or may not already know about the Vertical Super Melter® itself

SORG continues its 50 furnace facts series, with a few things you may or may not already know about the Vertical Super Melter® itself.

From the origins of SORG’s very first all-electric melter, to the many clever features that make it the most energy-efficient, eco-friendly technology currently available. As well as some interesting facts and figures to back it all up.

OUR LIGHTBULB MOMENT – Week Two

Fact 12
SORG patented the VSM® cold-top vertical melter in 1970.

Fact 13
VSM® stands for ‘Vertical Super Melter’.

Fact 14
The first VSM® was installed at SORG’s Lohr headquarters as an experimental furnace.

Fact 15
Our first commercial all-electric melter was built in 1972 for a German customer to produce fluorine opal container glass.

Fact 16
Over 100 VSMs have been supplied to date.

 

Read the facts on the dedicated landing page.