Consulting Areas

 Melting Operations

  • Audits and “Trouble Shooting” of Furnace and Forehearth areas  
  • Energy Conservation and Cost Reduction programs
  • Refractory Inspections for life expectations and replacement   considerations
  • Optimization of operating parameters
  • Training to develop improved Employee performance

FURNACE REBUILD PLANNING

  • Project concept and scope definition, budget development and control
  • Refractory Applications , Design Review, and Purchasing considerations
  • Contractor Selection, Compliance Control, Schedule
  • Development, Cost Control, Owner Representation

GLASS TECHNOLOGY

  • -BATCH FORMULATION CALCULATIONS
    Color changes, color development & control
    Glass defect identification and elimination
  • RAW MATERIALS
    SPECIFICATION & Quality MONITORING SYSTEMS
    VENDOR ASSESSMENTS
    MATERIAL SUBSTITUTION
  • ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
    Operation Optimization for PARTICULATE, SOX , NOX Compliance Assessment & Review
  • GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS
    Industry Orientation and Introductions
    Meeting / Workshop Attendance , Representation , Reports Technology Assessment / Feasibility Studies / Executive
     Summary Reports / Topical Seminar Presentations