China harnesses oxy-fuel technology for heat resistant glass production


Kunshan Yongxin Glassware, a heat resistant glass manufacturer, will be the latest recipient of Air Product’s oxyfuel technology.

The just-announced contract covers the supply of Cleanfire Cleanfire® HRi oxy-fuel burners, automatic control skid for burners, and a PRISM® vacuum swing absorption (VSA) oxygen generator, which will supply reliable and economical oxygen.

“Air Products is honoured to have been Yongxin’s long-term supplier from its first trial on oxy-boosting in 2007 through today’s full conversion to oxy-fuel combustion,” said Richard Huang, Air Products’ Asia Industry Manager for Glass. Kunshan Yongxin Glassware will use the oxy-fuel technology to aid the production of heat resistant glass for home appliances, such as microwaves.

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