Glass

Glass

Glass manufacturing is complex and energy-intensive, making it ideally suited to ongoing process improvements supported by engineering simulation. Engineering simulation for glass production and processing from ANSYS help glassmakers model the many physical, chemical and thermal processes that occur during glass production and forming — enabling meaningful improvements in process efficiency, product quality and overall cost. By modeling and enhancing glassmaking operations at every stage, ANSYS customers have increased their efficiency and productivity, reduced manufacturing costs, and minimized emissions and other environmental impacts.

Supported by the advanced capabilities of ANSYS CFD for glass manufacturing and other related engineering simulation for glass production and processing capabilities organizations can drive enhancements in these and many other aspects of glass manufacturing, including: air bubbling; batch melting; combustion and refiners; electric boosting; glass fiber drawing and spinning; glass blowing; glass pressing; and product forming.

Glass

Single burner multiphase combustion simulation results, mass fraction of glass and gases.
Image courtesy of Owens Corning Science & Technology, LLC and the Gas Technology Institute