GlassTrend member companies can take part in cost-sharing projects on a voluntarily basis. The results are available only for the participating companies.

Recent projects


GT10. Batch Pelletizing & Pellet Preheating by Glass Furnace Flue Gases (2008-2013)


GT11. Energy Balance Modelling (EBM) of Glass Furnaces (2011-2012)


GT18. Control of batch chemistry and melting technology for amber component glasses (2012-2013)


GT20. Fining and Transparency of Ultra Clear (solar) Glass (2012-2013)


GT23. Prevention & breakdown of foam in industrial furnaces producing borosilicate glasses (2014-2015)


GT24. Regenerator refractories for flue gases with high CO levels (LowNOx) (2014 – 2015)


GT26. Feasibility study on Foam sensor: Mapping of foam characteristics in industrial furnaces (2015 –2018)


GT27. Redox effects on radiative heat transfer in glass melts (2016 – 2018)


GT30. Review study of measuring techniques for residual refractory wall thickness (2017 – 2018)


GT30. Phase 2 Industrial testing of Low Frequency Pulse Ultrasonic technique for refractory

wall thickness measurements (2018-2019)


GT31. CFD modelling of heat transfer from hydrogen-rich flames (2017-2019)


GT32. Batch heating and melting in cold-top furnaces (2019-2020)


GT33. Influence of hydrogen rich combustion on foaming (2019-2021)



Running&Envisioned projects


GT35. Innovative decarbonated raw materials (Running project)


GT36. Benchmarking of SOx and NOx emissions (Running project)


GT37. Refractory corrosion in hydrogen-fired furnaces (Running project)