partial colouring technique for glass containers

the streak of cobalt forms a sophisticated contrast to the crystal clear glass, and the blue makes each bottle unmistakably absolut

Company Name: 
ardagh group
Contact Person: 
sharon crayton

using partial colouring for what is believed to be the first time on a commercial l scale in the glass container industry, ardagh has helped absolut to enchant its customers with yet another cutting edge limited collection of four million individually designed bottles. each one represents a unique work of art, achieved with a &lsquodrop&rsquo of cobalt blue infused into the molten glass at the &lsquohotend&rsquo of the production process in limmared.using a carefully prepared cobalt colour compound frit supplied by ferro, and specialised hot end equipment from füller glastechnologie, ardagh&rsquos highly skilled workforce was able to perfect the colouring process over the course of several demanding trials,  and then produce the 4 million bottles during an intensive three week period. 

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