DISMATEC offer a turnkey supply for all types of new glass furnace installation projects, including the process equipment from batch plant to glass packaging.
Alternatively, DISMATEC can integrate into a company’s project team working on a new installation to provide their experience and expertise to realise the end goal of a successful technical and commercial project.
We can supply a full package of refractory materials, steelwork, pipework, ductwork and electrical items for the furnace, distributor and forehearths, together with batch plant and downstream equipment, meeting given specifications and sourced from reputable suppliers.
Our impartial position towards suppliers enables us to supply materials, plant and equipment to totally satisfy the customer’s criteria and needs. Also, to assess any wants that may be introduced into the project brief and provide a conclusion to their effect on the overall project plan both technically and commercially.
After installation, commissioning of the new plant equipment is provided and managed to meet a selected glass production date.
DISMATEC offer a complete service from project commencement to hand-over, including;
Assessment of engineering drawings, plant schemes and bill of materials.
Procurement of materials, plant and equipment
Expediting orders placed
Communication with the customer
DISMATEC recognise that a key service to the success of any project is good project management; in turn this ensures that a project is executed smoothly and to the full satisfaction of the customer.
We integrate project management into all our services and also provide project management as a stand-alone service.
Our key objectives are to manage projects to achieve optimum quality standards, meet or better a programme schedule and complete within budget.
DISMATEC believe that in order to meet target dates and commercial levels set prior to commencement of a project, it is essential to have a high status of contract management.
We have in-depth knowledge of glass melting furnace design, associated equipment and materials supply, construction and commissioning, which allows us to offer a full contract management service for any size of project.
Our contract management service includes for the preparation and evaluation of tender documentation, negotiation with nominated suppliers, order placement, expediting all supply in order to achieve given delivery dates, materials and equipment inspection, overseeing all site works and general management of the contract.
Health & Safety Management
DISMATEC supply health & safety management services with a key aim to maintain the highest standard of health & safety throughout the execution of a project, by ensuring that standards and regulations are both understood and met.
We adopt a working practice of managing the health & safety requirements of a project from the design stage, through the construction and commissioning phases to completion under the current United Kingdom, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations.
DISMATEC supply the facility of site health & safety audits, during the construction and commissioning phases of a project, conducted by qualified health & safety engineers. The health & safety audit helps to achieve the correct and highest standards of health & safety on the construction site, minimising the risk of injury to personnel.
Construction and Installation
It is essential to have optimum communication levels and co-ordination of site workforce personnel of different disciplines, in order to maintain good working practices, high levels of health & safety and minimum areas of conflict, throughout the programme of works being carried out.
DISMATEC supply the service of site management, provided by experienced and qualified site managers helping to achieve the highest standards of workmanship, throughout the site work programme period.
Our site manager will liaise with the supervisors and staff of the total site workforce, together with the DISMATEC contract and project management personnel, on daily basis.
Site Supervision and Workforce
A major factor towards the success of any installation is experienced construction and installation personnel who are knowledgeable in the fields of materials, installation methods and techniques, for all aspects of glass melting furnace construction and installation of plant and equipment.
DISMATEC supply site supervision and workforce personnel of all Construction and Installation disciplines, having the necessary skills to satisfy the requirements of supplying a high quality product, including, Refractory InstallationSteelwork ErectionDuctwork InstallationPipework InstallationElectrical InstallationFurnace Pre-heat
We also supply site supervision on a standalone basis, to supervise experienced local labour supplied by the customer, if required to do so.
DISMATEC have experience of working with local labour or being totally “self- sufficient” for furnace construction, equipment and plant installation work and are willing to provide the numbers of personnel to suit the customer’s requirements.
Materials, Plant and Equipment Supply
DISMATEC believe that it is essential that the correct grade of refractory materials are supplied for areas of the furnace refractory structure and likewise the correct steelwork, ductwork, pipework and electrical cabling, etc., together with the selection of plant and equipment to meet the project criteria.
We are able to supply all materials, plant and equipment to the scope of work specifications of the project via selected and audited suppliers.
DISMATEC are happy to work closely with the customer, if the customer elects to purchase all project items, to optimise selection in order to meet specifications and given criteria for a selected furnace campaign life.
Glass Furnace Pre-heat
DISMATEC supply the specialist service of furnace pre-heat, using a specialist sub-contractor having extensive experience in this field together and holding the specialist equipment to carry out the task.
We endorse this service by introducing a team of our experienced refractory and steelwork personnel to work with the furnace pre-heat specialist. This allows any refractory or steelwork problems that may be experienced, during the furnace pre-heat period, to be attended to immediately minimising structure failure risk.
Commissioning and Training
DISMATEC provide commissioning and operation training services for all project equipment; including; furnace, distributor, forehearth together with associated equipment, plant, production and inspection equipment.
Commissioning and training services begin at the supplier’s premises and continue through installation, furnace pre-heat period and a designated period during and after glass production commences.