05/05/06 Latest Installations
CHINA - Latest SORG E glass furnace is world’s largest
A new SORG furnace, recently commissioned for the Jushi Group, is thought to be the largest E glass furnace in the world.
The Jushi Group is currently the largest producer of glass fibre in Asia. The new furnace, built at the Jushi site at Tongxiang near Shanghai, is an oxy-fuel melter with a maximum melting capacity of 335 t/24 h. The main fuel is natural gas, but a SORG melting booster is also installed This utilises special SORG E glass boosting technology developed over a period of more than 25 years.
This is the third E glass furnace to be jointly designed by SORG and Jushi and installed by Jushi Group within a period of 5 years.