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Primary Glass

In today's globally competitive environment, you require the best technology in your glass furnace and an experienced supplier who can implement the technology safely and effectively. At Air Products we have been providing innovative solutions to primary glass producers for over 50 years. From our original Cleanfire® burners, which set the standard for the industry, to our innovative Cleanfire® HGM ™ hybrid glass melter, we continue to provide state-of-the-art solutions for your glass melting operations. Glassmakers in this segment are defined into four key sub-segments: Container, float, fiber and specialty. Air Products supplies gases, technology and equipment for the following furnace types:

  • Side-port regenerative
  • End-port regenerative
  • Recuperative
  • Unit melters
  • Electric melters

Our industry specialists can also help you with the supply and use of nitrogen, hydrogen, helium, argon, and other industrial and specialty gases for additional processes involved in melting and refining, forming, and assembly. Please select an application below to find out more.

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