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SORG wins tender for new glass melting furnace in Thailand

Contract signing, from left: Mr. Piyachayut Ajchariyapotha, Mr. Sirichoke Pen-Umporn, Mr. Viwat Supatham, Mr. Prathan Chaiprasit, Mr. Hartmut Hegeler, Mr. Harald Zenker, Mr. Willi Schromm, Mr. Amorn Sartamorn

Siam Glass intends to build a second production line at its plant Ayutthaya to produce bottles for energy drinks, popular in Thailand.
SORG’s supply scope includes a top modern glass melting furnace with four forehearths which won the contract for the supply of the furnace and glass conditioning system.the system concerns an energetically highly efficient regenerative end-fired furnace with a melting capacity of 310 tpd amber glass, which is heated with gas and equipped with an electric melting booster as well as the proven SORG® Deep Refiner®.
The glass will be supplied to the four production lines via a SORG® STW working end and four forehearths. Considering the forehearth pulls and production requirements, two forehearths type SORG® 340S® and two forehearths type SORG® 240 are planned.
Apart from the engineering for the furnace, working end and four forehearths, also the complete equipment, control system and refractory package will be supplied.

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