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Cleaner Production in Glass Sector in Gujarat (India)

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Dr. Bharat Jain, MS & Mr. P R Rathod, SPO, GCPC
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Glass sector is a major energy consuming sector. Gujarat ( India) is a hub of large scale Glass industries. Cleaner Production assessment was carried out in selected Glass industries of Gujarat with technical study of process, we streams etc. After study, Energy conservation, water conversation, solid waste and liquid waste reduction options were successfully implemented. This report contains CP options like Optimizing combustion efficiency of Furnace, Options for saving electricity, Oxy - Combustion in Furnace, Batch & Cullet Preheating, Improvement in Furnace Insulation using PCPF Wall Blocks etc.