Air Products has signed a contract to provide its oxy-fuel solution to Kunshan Yongxin Glassware (Yongxin) to improve productivity and reduce emissions in China.

The integrated oxy-fuel solution includes the supply of Cleanfire HRi oxy-fuel burners, automatic control skid for burners, and PRISM vacuum swing absorption (VSA) oxygen generator, which will supply reliable and economical oxygen.

Air Products also consulted on furnace design, and process and technique optimization.

Air Products’ integrated oxy-fuel solution brings glass manufacturers benefits such as about an 80% reduction of nitrogen oxide emissions, over 25% increase in productivity, lower capital costs, 25-60% energy savings, and improvements in efficiency and glass quality, the company claimed.

Air Products is a provider of atmospheric, process and specialty gases; performance materials; equipment and technology.

Yongxin is engaged in heat resistant glassmaking for microwave ovens and other home appliances in China.