Impressions

The historic manufactory hall (1906) is a listed building.
The historic manufactory hall (1906) is a listed building.
The blowpipe is dipped into the pot by the starter and kept constantly rotating thus gathering the molten glass onto the end of the pipe.
The blowpipe is dipped into the pot by the starter and kept constantly rotating thus gathering the molten glass onto the end of the pipe.
By means of spinning and simultaneous blowing the starter works the “gather” through the different wooden molds to give it the appropriate shape.
By means of spinning and simultaneous blowing the starter works the “gather” through the different wooden molds to give it the appropriate shape.
While rotating the balloon in the steel trough the master continues to blow it to full size thus giving it the desired shape and structure.
While rotating the balloon in the steel trough the master continues to blow it to full size thus giving it the desired shape and structure.
While rotating the balloon in the steel trough the master continues to blow it to full size thus giving it the desired shape and structure.
While rotating the balloon in the steel trough the master continues to blow it to full size thus giving it the desired shape and structure.
This requires excellent craftsmanship, physical strength and, above all, a well-developed sensitivity. It is the only way to achieve the unmistakeable individuality of mouth-blown sheet glass.
This requires excellent craftsmanship, physical strength and, above all, a well-developed sensitivity. It is the only way to achieve the unmistakeable individuality of mouth-blown sheet glass.
The red-hot balloon is cut open at the front end and dilated. The same procedure takes place at the other end after heating up the balloon again. In this way a well-proportioned glass-cylinder comes into existence.
The red-hot balloon is cut open at the front end and dilated. The same procedure takes place at the other end after heating up the balloon again. In this way a well-proportioned glass-cylinder comes into existence.
At the end of this most important part of the production process, the finished cylinder must undergo quality control. Only then does the cutter score the cylinder lengthwise.
At the end of this most important part of the production process, the finished cylinder must undergo quality control. Only then does the cutter score the cylinder lengthwise.
Now the scored glass cylinder is heated again.
Now the scored glass cylinder is heated again.
Now the scored glass cylinder is heated again, layed open and flattened.
Now the scored glass cylinder is heated again, layed open and flattened.
The wave-like sheet is ironed out by means of a special wooden tool. Photo: COM PR + Marketing Fürstenzell / Scholz
The wave-like sheet is ironed out by means of a special wooden tool. Photo: COM PR + Marketing Fürstenzell / Scholz
After this annealing procedure each and every sheet must pass another quality inspection. Now the sheet is finished.
After this annealing procedure each and every sheet must pass another quality inspection. Now the sheet is finished.

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