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AGC Glass relies on ZIPPE Technology


AGC, Guaratingueta – Brasil

AGC Glass Europe produces, processes, and distributes flat glass for the building industry, the automotive industry, and various other sectors (transport, solar power, and high-tech applications).

ZIPPE Industrieanlagen GmbH received the order for the turn-key supply of a new second float line. Apart from the batch plant, the scope of supply also included the cullet return as well as the
steelwork. The concrete works were customer sided responsibilities.

Furthermore, ZIPPE was granted to supply the charging technology. Here it is the float charger type
EO 2525 TH with a charging capacity of 280t/day per machine.
In total, four machines are installed at the furnace which have a total charging capacity of
1.120 t/day.

The plant control system is effected by a modern automization technology with a highly reliable architecture. A redundant SPS control system and two SCADA-server guarantee a safe
plant operation.

The furnace capacity is 850t/day. The plant has been in operation since the 23rd of April, 2019.