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PGM-V - the Development of a Wireless, Portable, Gob Monitor

PGM-V - the Development of a Wireless, Portable, Gob Monitor

Saturday 26 September 2009

Over the past 20 years, in tandem with significant advancement in forehearth control, glass throughputs have increased putting ever more burden on the feeder system.  Hence the old adage “you can’t make a good bottle from a bad gob”... Read More


Reflated Process Wins Rushlight Award

Reflated Process Wins Rushlight Award

Tuesday 17 February 2009

The 'Reflated Process', run by a consortium which includes consultancy Glass Technology Services (GTS) Ltd, is a process to efficiently and innovatively recycle liquid crystal displays (LCDs) which has recently won a Rushlight Award - the Rushlight... Read More


Lightweighting container designs at source

Lightweighting container designs at source

Monday 1 December 2008

A specialist conference took place in the offices of British Glass, the UK confederation of glass manufacturers, at Sheffield to review the work carried out in a campaign to lightweight container designs at source. The event was hosted by British Glass... Read More


GTS wins glass-based project-management role with WRAP

GTS wins glass-based project-management role with WRAP

Tuesday 13 May 2008

Specialists from Glass Technology Services Limited (GTS) have been invited by WRAP  onto their panel of experts as part of their "Project Monitors" project. This four year project will see GTS assist with the day-to-day administration... Read More


New Project Helps Glass Packaging Lose Weight

New Project Helps Glass Packaging Lose Weight

Tuesday 15 January 2008

Food retailers and brand owners are being invited to take part in a series of trials to lightweight glass containers. If successful, the project could save 65,000 tonnes of glass and 48,000 tonnes of carbon emissions by 2009 - the equivalent of taking... Read More


The Colourite Project

The Colourite Project

Friday 1 June 2007

Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS) based in Sheffield, UK, has recently completed an 18 month long project, known as Colourite. The project, supported by WRAP with collaboration from project partners which included glass processors, container glass manufacturers... Read More


Advantages of Boron in Glass Mineral Wool Insulation

Advantages of Boron in Glass Mineral Wool Insulation

Friday 1 June 2007

Glass Technology Services (GTS) Ltd, based in Sheffield, recently undertook a review on the role of boron in glass mineral wool insulation. The report explored the important benefits boron brings to glass mineral wool insulation, a borosilicate glass,... Read More


Is It Time To Change Batch?

Is It Time To Change Batch?

Friday 1 December 2006

For as long as anyone can remember container glass batch has been ostensibly unchanged in composition. Save for minor tweaks for improvement in durability, the same trusted formulae have been the constant by which the industry is measured (and have measured!).... Read More


Minimising the Environmental Impact of LCDs

Minimising the Environmental Impact of LCDs

Thursday 16 November 2006

Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS) is currently involved in a new DTI-funded research project concerning the recycling of liquid crystal displays (LCDs). Read More


These Testing Times

These Testing Times

Friday 1 September 2006

The Product Performance Department of Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS), the UK’s leading technical glass solutions provider, has a long-standing reputation, built up over decades, in physical testing and fractography across the range of all glass... Read More


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