Sandvik at the Glasstec trade fair in Düsseldorf

Sandvik will demonstrate its Kanthal® branded heating products and systems and how they are included in advanced process technologies and energy saving operations at the Glasstec international trade fair in Düsseldorf.

From 21 to 24 October 2014, more than 50 nations will presents the entire spectrum of the material glass - from production to processing and application right up to recycling. Over 42,000 visitors are expected to visit the event representing 86 countries. The trend theme this year is technological innovations for the manufacture of thin and smart glass as well as recycling of glass composites.

Sandvik Materials Technology will be in Hall 13, stand A70 and will display its extensive program of Kanthal branded products and systems developed both for many types of glass, such as float glass (flat glass), fiber glass, glass containers, glass tubing and art glass.

Part of Sandvik Materials Technology, Kanthal is a global brand in heating technology with access to Sandvik's world-class resources, including research and development and advanced processing technologies. The company has a strong tradition in innovation and makes extensive investments in R&D.

"We are facing an exciting period of growth for our whole product portfolio, delivering a solution from the traditional Kanthal products to complex heating systems solutions, said Martin McIver, acting Marketing Manager, Business Unit Heating Systems.

"The introduction of Superthal heating modules in the forehearths of a German glassware producer has reduced energy consumption by 40%! Our products have a very good impact on the reduction of energy consumption when replacing conventional systems."

"We work closely with our customers; Sandvik provides a complete solution for heating requirements, from system design to delivery, commissioning and installation. Once the system is installed, we will support with preventive maintenance, repairs, replacements, service and refurbishment".

For more information contact:

Marketing Manager Heating Systems
Sandvik Materials Technology
Product area Strip, Wire and Heating Technology
Office phone: +44 1738-493303
Cellphone: +44 7803-737633
Mail: martin.mciver@sandvik.com