Glass Industry


Saf has been active for many years in the industry and has become one of the leaders thanks to our knowhow and experience. We undertake the construction of new building, maintenance, repairs and hot work on the following :

  • End-fired furnaces.
  • Crossfired furnaces
  • Float furnace and tin bath
  • Electric furnaces
  • Feeders

New building and repairs

  • Preparation, management of refractory stocks
  • Furnace draining
  • Furnace cooldown
  • Furnace demolition
  • Management of refractory debris
  • Binding steelwork
  • Refractory installation
  • Hotworking, making up
  • Preheating, start-up

Hot working

  • Tank overcoating, throat
  • Repair of walls, crown and feeder superstructure
  • Strip out chequers from regenerators
  • Replace feeder spout bowl
  • Cleanout under rider arches
  • Clean crowns
  • Clean recuperator dampers

Other services

  • Endoscopy
  • Extraction at bottom of regenerators
  • Meltoutsulphates at bottom of regenerators
  • Drilling and plugging (cold and hot)
  • Thermal unblocking of regenerators (melt-out)
  • Change of tube bundle on recuperator
  • Installation of bypass on flues to add fluegas filter


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Glass Industry