Hot Glass Roadshow Technical Requirements

Hot Glass Roadshow Technical Requirements

There are two unique versions of the Hot Glass Roadshow. Both set-ups were uniquely conceived of and designed by The Corning Museum of Glass. Host the world's best mobile glassblowing unit, featuring live, narrated demonstrations that illustrate the ancient art of glassworking.

Interested in seeing us? Check out the Roadshow's schedule.

For more information contact 607.438.5230 or hotglassoutreach@cmog.org.

Hot Glass Roadshow

The Hot Glass Roadshow is a mobile, 28-foot-long, 35,000-lb., fully equipped, one-of-a-kind glassmaking studio and stage transported by tractor trailer. Visually spectacular, it provides great impact for visitors at the entrance to a museum or in the midst of a large event.

Hot Glass Roadshow at the Toledo Museum of Art

In June 2012, the Roadshow container was set up on the lawn outside the museum's Glass Pavilion as part of the Glass Art Society Annual Conference. Contact us at 607.438.5230 or hotglassoutreach@cmog.org to discuss hosting the Hot Glass Roadshow container at your venue or event.

See more information about the event and event photos.

Hot Glass Roadshow at the Toledo Museum of Art

UltraLight Hotshop

The UltraLight Hotshop is a modular group of highly portable units that can be arranged to meet the needs of individual venues or events. The set-up requires minimal utility support and can include a flameworking unit.

The layout of the UltraLight Hotshop is flexible, and can be configured to fit the space and glassmaking needs of individual venues.

Hot Glass Roadshow at the High Museum of Art

In September 2012, we set up the UltraLight Hotshop in the Sifly Piazza at the High Museum of Art for their 50th birthday celebration for the American Studio Glass Movement. Contact us at 607.438.5230 or hotglassoutreach@cmog.org to discuss hosting the Hot Glass Roadshow UltraLight Hotshop at your venue or event.

See more information about the event and event photos.

Hot Glass Roadshow at the High Museum of Art

Utility Requirements

All Electric Hot Shop
Electrical requirement 300 amps @ 208 volts 3 phase
Equipment footprint 24' wide, 8' deep
Work space footprint 9 hours @ 300,000
Total footprint 24' x 20'
Other considerations Must be completely weather protected
Recommended tent size 40' x 40' with 10' eves
Equipment provided 150 lb. melt furnace
18" reheating furnace
Pipe warmer, benches & all support equipment
Aluminium decking & protective glass
Container Hot Shop
Gas requirement Propane; 50 gallons / 200 lbs per day -or-
Natural Gas; 1" line, 2lbs pressure at connection
Electrical requirement Two 20 amp, 120 volt circuits
Equipment footprint 20' wide, 8' deep (container size) weight, 10 tons
Work space footprint 24' wide, 12' deep
Total footprint 24' x 20'
Other considerations Container provides protection for equipment
Integrated awning to protect glassmakers
Equipment provided 80 lb. melt furnace
13" reheating furnace
20 cu.ft. annealer
Pipe warmer, benches & all support equipment
Aluminium decking & protective glass
Ultra Light Hot Shop
Gas requirement Propane; 50 gallons / 200 lbs per day -or-
Natural Gas; 1" line, 2lbs pressure at connection
Electrical requirement Two 20 amp, 120 volt circuits -and- two 30 amp, 240 volt circuits
Total footprint 24' wide, 16' deep
Other considerations Must provide weather protection
Recommended tent size 30' x 20' with 10' eves
Equipment provided 80 lb. melt furnace
13" reheating furnace
Two 10 cu.ft. annealers
Pipe warmer, benches & all support equipment
Aluminium decking & protective glass