Forehearth Services Ltd is a UK based company specialising in increasing plant productivity through the optimization of forehearth performance. Forehearth Services have conducted forehearth audits and troubleshooting on a wide variety of forehearth systems in over 20 countries across 4 continents. Using techniques devised by Forehearth Services, the audits establish the current operational status of the complete forehearth system. Using the results obtained by the audit a detailed procedure is established to eliminate any operational faults that may be responsible for problems with homogeneity, excessive fuel usage, blister formation etc.
Forehearth performance is strongly influenced by the skill of the forehearth operators and engineers. Forehearth Services training program offers the most comprehensive instruction into all aspects of forehearth technology, and has been embraced by many of the world’s major container and tableware glass plants. Spread over 5 days, the course provides both theoretical and hands-on instruction to equip operators and engineers with the knowledge required to operate and maintain the forehearth systems at maximum performance. The training modules used in the course cover, Glass Conditioning, Forehearth Development and Operation, Forehearth Combustion, Forehearth Control, Container Defects and Forehearth Trouble Shooting.