|RANGE/ MODEL of OBCs||3 types (Entry, Intermediary and Mark III)|
|SIZE (Width of Pusher in mm)||5 sizes of Each Model (300, 400, 500, 600 & 750)|
|APPLICATIONS||All TYPES of Fuel Fired (including MIXED and UNIT Melters) from 40 tpd -> 850 tpd (Float)
GLASS TYPES : Container, Flat, Rolled Plate, Fibre, Sodium Silicate and Borosilicate
|PUSHER DEPTH||75 mm or 100 mm|
|DOGHOUSE TYPE||Short or Long (up to 2m)
Rectangular or Trapezoidal
|OSCILLATING ANGLE||Up to 44 degrees (total)|
|STOPPING POSITIONS||Normally 3 positions (up to 5 is an option)|
|DWELL (at Each Position)||Independently Variable (Time Delay or Stroke Counter)|
|FEED SYSTEMS||Flood, Vibrator, Batch Wetter or Conveyor|
|PUSHER DRIVE||AC Geared Motor (Belt Drive optional)|
|OSCILLATION DRIVE||Linear Actuator (with sealed limits and overruns) or
Rotary with Geared Motor (and Static switches)
|GLASS LEVEL CONTROL
(with 4-20 mA or 0-10mv signal)
|Either Pusher Speed (via Inverter) or Feed System, Batch level in Hopper via Pendulum switch|
|Independent Control Panel with Touch Screen PLC
Interface with FCS/ MCS
|OPTIONAL FEATURES||Split-able Machine to avoid thermal shock
Dust Tight & Tropicalisation Measures
Hardox Coating of Key Areas
Complete Stainless Steel Manufacture
Customer Choice of electrical Components
|SPARE PARTS||Large Stock of Most Items (Shipment within 48 hours)
Water Boxes are manufactured specifically to order
|HISTORY||Continuous Production since 1968.
We were first to apply an OBC to an END fired Furnace.
More than 850 Units World-wide.
|QUALITY||All Parts Manufactured in the UNITED KINGDOM
ISO9001 Accredited (since 1997)
* Note: The machines are interchange-able with other manufacturer's equipment and the electrical control suitably modified.
The OBC is suitable for all furnace sizes & types.
Continually developed to give the best possible batch coverage.
Efficient and safe way to charge your furnace.
GLASSWORKS HOUNSELL LIMITED was formed in April 2000 by the merger of Hounsell Engineering Limited (Founded in 1887) and Glassworks Equipment Limited (founded in 1964) with a view to consolidating its position and further expanding its operations.
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Glass Problems Conference 2012
We will be attending the 73rd Conference on Glass Problems between October 1-3, 2012. Come
13-Jun-12: A new CNC machine!
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NQA certified as general engineers making special purpose equipment for various industries including Aerospace, Confectionary and Glass