HORN Tin bath technology and Tin bath equipment for production of Float glass

Float Tin Bath

The HORN float bath is a specially designed tin bath for float glass applications, e.g. construction or automotive glass.

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Pusher, Fence

Pushers are water-cooled pipes with a carbon block at the end. The water cooled pipes will be installed to a motorized positioner unit which leads through a side sealing into the tin bath.

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Drossbox

The drossbox is an intermediate (transition) area between the tin bath and the annealing lehr.

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Entrance Cooler

The entrance coolers are used to extract heat from the glass ribbon at the front of the bath.

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Exit-End Cooler

The cooling of the narrow section can be done in two ways. One of them is the radiative cooling.

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Full depth flag / Submerged flag

Flags are used to control tin flows at the sides of the bath, which maybe producing ribbon instability and/or distortion.

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Tin cooler

The cooling of the narrow section can be done in two ways. One of them is called conductive cooling.

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Tweel

The purpose of the tweel is to regulate the glass flow from the melting tank into the tin bath.

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Tin bath bottom casing

The tin bath bottom casing is used as a support tank for the bottom refractories.

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Neck cooler

Between the melting and working end is a special area which is called Neck.

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