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Inside the Furnace

Raw materials from the canisters feed through the Charger into the Furnace, settling on top of glass which is already molten.

Batch entering the Furnace displaces glass which has already melted, forcing it down the Forehearth Channel toward the Sheet Forming Rolls. Glass in the Primary Furnace reaches temperatures up to 2700 degrees Fahrenheit.

Process diagram

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