Pilkington-Rossford-Plant

ARC Completes Major Rebuild for Pilkington, North America

Allstates Refractory Contractors is proud to announce the completion of a major rebuild at Pilkington, North America located in Rossford, Ohio.

The multi-million dollar project began in June 2016 and ended with the completion and startup of an oxy-fuel fired float furnace with a capacity of 450 tons per day.

At the outset, ARC faced unforeseen challenges ...

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Electric Heating Systems for the Glass Industry

Allstates Refractory Contractors, LLC holds a technical agreement with Bock Engergietecnik. Bock is a supplier of electric melting and boosting technology.

Bock Energietecnik has numerous capabilities from equipment supply to engineering and installation of complete systems. Coupled with Allstates Refractory Contractors, Bock represents a very reasonably priced alternative in the United States.

Click to view the 28-page Bock product guide.

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Electrical Heating of Forehearths and Practical Experiences

Forehearths are generally the last thing on the mind of furnace operators or managers. In many of the organizations around the world the care and oversight of forehearths is given to the forming group who depend on them to provide consistent thermally homogeneous glass to their forming operations.

Click to view this presentation by Bock discussing the alternative of an electric heating system.

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