Electroglass Ltd.

4 Brunel Road, Manor Trading Estate, SS7 4PS Benfleet, Essex
United Kingdom

Telephone +44 1268 565577
Fax +44 1268 565594

Trade fair hall

  • Hall 13 / A83
 Interactive Plan

Hall map

glasstec 2016 hall map (Hall 13): stand A83

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glasstec 2016 fairground map: Hall 13

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Glass production/Production Technology
  • 01.04  Glass melting technology
  • 01.04.01  Batch charging technology

Batch charging technology

  • 01  Glass production/Production Technology
  • 01.04  Glass melting technology
  • 01.04.02  Forehearth technology

Forehearth technology

  • 01  Glass production/Production Technology
  • 01.04  Glass melting technology
  • 01.04.03  Melting technology for tank furnaces

Melting technology for tank furnaces

  • 01  Glass production/Production Technology
  • 01.04  Glass melting technology
  • 01.04.08  Electrically heated systems
  • 06  Contracting, consulting, engineering, services

Contracting, consulting, engineering, services

Our products

Product category: Electrically heated systems

Throat Heating Systems

An economical solution for furnace start-ups and during operation when the need to stop or greatly reduce glass flow means a risk of glass freezing in the throat area.

Primary voltage to suit individual plant

Employs Electroglass Molycool electrode holders

Fully automatic conductivity control
No need for expensive in-glass thermocouples

Essential during furnace fill-on, shut down or with dark glasses
Throat Heating System

Power, control and metering housed in one free-standing unit

Power and control module can be moved between furnaces if desired

Proven installation techniques allow system to be installed during operation where suitable refractory construction exists

Power provided by an air cooled, single-phase transformer

Electrode holder overall length to suit individual installations

Suitable for flat, sunken or sloping throats

Glass Types and Products

Soda Lime


Fluoride Opal


C Glass

Lead Crystal






Rolled Sheet


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Product category: Electrically heated systems

Continuous Controlled Drains

Effective continuous or semi-continuous draining of high viscosity sludge glass at controlled rates in throats, working ends, forehearths and gathering bays, for conventional and specialist glasses.

Removes refractory contaminated glass at a controlled rate, without significant waste of good quality glass

Independent heating and cooling functions ensure that draining can be started, controlled and stopped easily and effectively

Individually controlled air and water cooling facilitate regulation of glass flow

Indirect heating removes the need to apply power through the drain tube or glass

No counter electrode needed

Low energy usage compared to direct heating designs

Eliminates the contamination rather than dispersing it

Proven in reducing 'cat-scratch' and other cord related quality issues

Simple, automatic, temperature and power control options

Drain tube dimensions and materials designed to meet individual installation requirements

Typical continuous draining rates of 8-12kg/hour

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Product category: Electrically heated systems

Convection Current Control Boosting

High performance electric boosting systems for all fuel and oxy-fuel fired glass tank furnaces, based on Electroglass' renowned thermal barrier boosting technology.

Increase furnace output by up to 60%

Promotes thermal and chemical homogeneity leading to reduced seeds and stones and providing greater overall glass quality

Significantly improves furnace operating stability by fixing and reinforcing hot spot position

Improves combustion heat transfer allowing burners to operate more efficiently by lifting cold glass to the melting surface, increasing overall thermal efficiency

Careful electrode placement and system design offers greatly reduced refractory wear when compared to other boost system concepts

Individual system design optimised using in-house physical modelling techniques
Greater furnace output without altering furnace footprint or increasing flue gas emissions

Proven hot installation techniques allow integration into existing furnace during operation without need for furnace shutdown or significant production loss

Comprehensive control panels with option for integration into existing plant computer system

All systems incorporate Electroglass proven high quality electrode holder technology

Close cooperation with specialist transformer manufacturers provides robust power systems fit for many years service

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About us

Company details

The Company
UK-based specialists with highly experienced staff at the forefront of electric glass melting technology since 1976.

Core Activities
Development, design, engineering and supply of electric glass melting and conditioning systems and related equipment.

Key Aims
Energy Efficiency
Glass Quality
Environmental Protection
Customer Service

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Company data

Sales volume

5-20 Mio US $

Export content

> 75%

Number of employees




Area of business
  • Glass manufacture / Production technology
  • Contracting, Consulting, Engineering, Services
Target groups
  • Manufacturing, Processing and Finishing
  • Architecture / Construction