Engineering project: Installing a modular dust collection system to capture dust in a flat glass plant
Finding solutions to handling problem often means going outside your plant for expert help. Partnering with an engineering consulting firm can help you find an equipment solution that satisfies your needs, falls within your budget, and meets your project deadline. This article describes how a flat glass producer worked with an engineering firm to solve a dust collection problem. See the boxed information on page 62 for tips on how you can work successfully with an engineering firm.
Pilkington-Building Products, headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, produces from 1,600 to 1,800 tons per day of flat glass in large pieces up to 20 feet long in its plant in Laurinburg, N. C. The flat glass is used in windows and doors for buildings, in furniture, and in automotive windshields.