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Trakya Polatlı Sisecam Chimney Project – MIOL-B

  • Location: Ankara, Turkey
  • Year: 2017
  • Obstruction Lights type: Medium Intensity Red LED Aviation obstruction lights (MIOL-B)
  • Number of Chimney: 1

A chimney is a typical cylindrical and vertical structure that provides ventilation for hot flue gases or smoke from a boiler, stove, furnace or fireplace to the outside atmosphere.

In the special case of chimneys, cooling towers, and flare stacks aircraft warning lights may be displayed as low as 20 feet (6-m) below the top to avoid the obscuring effect of deposits and heat generally emitted.

One of the two largest producers in Europe, Sisecam Flat Glass Company offers a wide range of products in four main segments, including basic glass, automotive glass, energy glass, and home appliances glass. Conducting its operations in 10​ countries, Sisecam Flat Glass provides high quality products for various industries with its continuously advancing technology. Şişecam Group operates in flat glass, glassware, glass packaging, and chemicals businesses at a total of 44 plants -18 local and 26 abroad.

Wetra LED Aviation obstruction lights are preffered for air traffic safety of some Sisecam chimney plants such as Bosnia, Mersin and Ankara. For example; in Ankara – Polatli plant, Wetra Medium intensity red Aviation obstruction lights  (MIOL-B 2000 cd during the night time) are installed on the top and middle point of the chimney. All the beacons are feeded by control panel that placed on each piers.

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