Glass furnace batch charging

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2016

Description

This video relates to the charging of the raw materials for glass making to the glass-melting furnace. It illustrates the following good practice: carry out batch charging by stream feeding materials into the batch charger from the furnace hopper.

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Manufacture of glass and glass products
Provider: 
NEPSI (European Network on Silica)
Tasks covered: 
Handling Chemicals
Hazard - physical state: 
Dusts
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Other
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

respirable crystalline silica

CAS Number: 
14808-60-7
EC number: 
238-878-4
Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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