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Furnace Solutions 2022 programme

By David Moore posted 05-05-2022 12:50

  

Furnace Solutions 8-9 June 2022

Furnace Solutions returns as a face to face meeting in 2022. This two day event will be held at the Totally Wicked Stadium home of St Helens Rugby League Club with plenty of free parking. The stadium is built on land that was previously occupied by United Glass Peasley Cross and the conference room overlooks the site where Glass Futures is being constructed. St Helens is a major centre for glass making and the visitor attraction The World of Glass.

Wednesday

Andrew Keeley, NSG 'Hydrogen firing at Greengate'

Wayne Bridger, Linde 'Supplying hydrogen to NSG Greengate'

Christoph Jatwauk, FIC Germany 'Energy savings to be had with all-electric forehearths for mainstream use'

Ernesto Cattaneo & Giorgio Minestrini, STARA GLASS 'The idea of total heat recovery in glass industry and LIFE SUGAR report'

Neil Simpson, Simpson Combustion 'How many m3/h of gas to produce a tonne of CO2 - how do you justify the investment to reduce both?'

Joost Vanthielen, Emisshield 'Emissivity coating to reduce heat loss'

Thursday

Richard Stormont & Grahame Stuart, Electroglass ‘Are we nearly there yet? The journey to sustainable glass making is not over, but we are well on the way’

Lara Edison, Encirc 'Bio fuel firing trials it Encirc'

Chris Windle, DSF ‘Hy-ghly durable refractories for hybrid glass melters’

Oscar Verheijen, Celsian ‘Hydrogen combustion for the glass industry’

Stuart Hakes, FIC-UK 'Critical points in how to maintain your electric furnace or boost and other helpful furnace operational tips’

Mark Pudner, British Glass 'BG net zero and environmental legislation on pollutant emission/CO2'

Registration

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12-05-2022 12:01

‘FURNACE SOLUTIONS 16’
Wednesday 8th June PROGRAMME

8.30      Registration & Coffee
             Morning Session Chair: Nigel Longshaw DSF
Refractories & Minerals Ltd
09.55   Welcome : SGT MTC Nigel Longshaw
10.00   Hydrogen Firing at Greengate Andrew Keeley NSG
10.45   Supplying Hydrogen to NSG Greengate Wayne Bridger BOC
11.30   Coffee + biscuits
12.00   Energy Savings to be had with All-Electric Forehearths for mainstream use
            Christoph Jatwauk FIC Germany
12.45   Buffet lunch
             Afternoon Session Chair: Stuart Hakes SGT President
13.45   Sustainable Glass: Architecture of a furnace heat recovery system including a
             steam Reformer Ernesto Cattaneo Stara Glass
14.15  How many m3/hr of gas to produce a Tonne of CO2 - how do you justify the
            investment to reduce both? Neil Simpson Simpson Combustion
15.00  Emissivity Coating to reduce heat loss Joost Vanthielen Emisshield
15.45  Tea and Biscuits
16.15  Panel Discussion
‘FURNACE SOLUTIONS 16’
Thursday 9th June PROGRAMME

8.30    Registration & Coffee
            Morning Session Chair: Nigel Longshaw DSF Refractories & Minerals Ltd
10.00  Are we nearly there yet? The journey to sustainable glass making is not over, but we
            are well on the way Richard Stormont & Grahame Stuart Electroglass
10.45  Bio Fuel Firing trials at Encirc Lara Edison Encirc
11.30  Coffee + biscuits
12.00  Hy-ghly Durable Refractories for Hybrid Glass Melters Chris Windle DSF
12.45  Buffet Lunch
13.45  Hydrogen combustion for the glass industry Oscar Verheijen Celsian
14.30  Net zero and Environmental legislation on pollutant emission/CO Mark Pudner
15.15  Critical points in how to maintain your electric furnace or boost and other helpful
            furnace operational tips Stuart Hakes FIC UK
16.00  Panel Discussion
16.15  Presentation of ‘The Michael Garvey Award’ - courtesy of Guardian Industries Corporation