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Xinyi Glass Starts New Solar Glass Furnace

Post Time:Aug 28,2009Classify:Company NewsView:485

On August 23, Xinyi Glass in Hong Kong has ignited a new low-iron patterned glass furnace at its Wuhu, China, plant. The new furnace has a daily capacity of 393,000 square feet and will be producing Sol-Clear™ patterned solar glass primarily.

This new was built in 11 months and will be commissioned toward the end of 2009. It makes Xinyi among the world's largest patterned solar glass substrate manufacturers for the solar industry. With the new lines, the company is able to offer solar glass lites as large as 94 by 132 inches.

The new furnace joins a second furnace with a daily capacity of 236,000 square feet that has been in full operation since January 2008. The former furnace has been supplying SPF U1 grade solar glass to customers in the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan and China. In addition to producing solar glass, Xinyi Glass currently is running four float glass furnaces with combined daily capacity of 2,860 tons.

Source: Xinyi Glass Author: shangyi

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