of TC13 is: to exchange information concerning the Best Available Techniques
(BAT) for reducing the environmental impact of the glass industry, by comparing
the results of different technologies applied to various glass production
plants; and to determine the best practice for measuring the main pollutants
released during the melting process (total particulate, NOx,
SOx, HCl, HF, heavy metals
etc.) by means of parallel measurements, material balances, round robin tests.