Glass Bottle Manufacturing Plant, Russia
This is the Novosibirsk plant - a company with the leading position among glass manufacturers stretching from the Urals to the Far East. The factory makes an assortment of colorless and brown glass for the bottling of alcoholic beverages, beer and soft drinks, cans of juice, sauces and other canned products.
Speaking of large-scale production, the capacity of this plant is 620 million glass bottles per year and 1.7 million per per day. The Novosibirsk Plant more than meets the glass demands among the enterprises of the Siberian and Far Eastern Federal Districts of the Russian Federation, as well as Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Technology for the production of glass consists of the following sequential processes:
- Preparation of raw materials
- Preparation of the charge
- Cooking of glass
- Formation and annealing products
- Quality control and packaging
After completing the molding process, glassware undergoes additional heat treatment (annealing) in the direct heating furnace. Annealing is required to remove internal residual stress in glass, which makes the preservation of the product during subsequent processing and use. This is one big glass bottle manufacturing plant.