Oxygen for glass production
Glass is produced in glass melting tanks. High energy costs and the formation of large quantities of nitrogen oxides are a major production problem. One reason for this is the use of air to heat the melting furnace.
The use of oxygen-heated melting furnaces is a solution to this problem. The oxyfuel process uses oxygen instead of air for combustion. Combustion processes are therefore optimised, while the achievable flame temperature is increased with the same fuel consumption. This reduces energy costs on the one hand. On the other hand, the reduction of the nitrogen content lowers the pollutant load to a significant extent. As a result, investments in flue gas treatment systems can be scaled back. Furthermore, higher product quality can be achieved by adding oxygen during glass melting.
With our oxygen generators, we supply high quality solutions for the stationary and mobile production of oxygen for different applications, including for low volume requirements.