The glass industry requires high accuracy in combustion operations. To support glass producers, Fives develops a wide range of thermal systems with an high precision and control.

The glass industry today is focused on improving performance across a wide range of thermal systems spanning glass forehearths, refiners, melters, day tanks, art tanks, glory holes, lehrs, polishing machines, refractory dryout and curing systems.

The drivers for investment include improvements in fuel efficiency resulting in lower CO2 emissions, enhanced melting performance, improved temperature uniformity, and lower  NOx and CO emissions. Fives offers a wide range of superior solutions to address today’s drivers.

Fives in the glass industry

Combustion systems

Fives offers combustion systems adapted to each customer's needs and requirements, oxy-fuel, multi-fuel burners, advanced forehearth heating systems, ambient and preheated air burners.

Control systems

To ensure performance, Fives offers advance combustion control systems.

Ancillary systems

Fives developed a full range of ancillaries systems such as port air and gas valves, adjustable port oxygen control valves, ratio/pressure balanced regulators, blowers, direct coupled valve-to-operator and pre-piped assemblies.

Expertise and process services

Fives brings its expertise and services to supply tailor-made solutions and ensure an optimal performance and improved performance of the installation.