Container glass

Whether it’s electric heating tailored for annealing lehrs or forehearth furnaces, Kanthal’s electric heating systems offer superior temperature control, a reduced carbon footprint and unparalleled efficiency. And with gas prices skyrocketing, there’s no reason not to go electric.

Why forehearth furnaces are returning to electric heating

After a shift toward gas heating in recent decades, glass manufacturers are now increasingly reverting back to electric heating when it comes to their forehearth furnaces, partly due to their higher efficiency and superior temperature control but also to reduce their carbon footprint.

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