Matrix

Bend the most demanding windshields with precision


Looking to produce the best windshields?
Here are three reasons why Glaston Matrix is your best choice

1.

GET TOP-QUALITY RESULTS FROM EACH RUN

  • Bend the most demanding shapes with precision
  • Get full control of the bending process
  • Operate with ease

2.

SAVE ENERGY – AND MONEY

  • Active convection heating lowers your electric bill
  • Lightweight wagons and molds are less energy consuming
  • High-performance insulation minimizes energy loss

3.

GROW YOUR BUSINESS FOR A LIFETIME

  • Stay future-proof with upgrades
  • Serve for decades thanks to quality engineering
  • Take full advantage of the Glaston community

Maximum performance with high yield and flexibility


When you are looking for superior windshield quality, flexible production as well as reliable and energy-efficient operation, Glaston Matrix is your choice. It’s perfect for both mixed and single model production of car and truck windshields.

Gravity bending allows you to create the most demanding windshield shapes, including deep sags and wrap-around corners, in a cost-effective way. You can use different types of molds at the same time, which makes it the best bending process for replacement windshields.

The press bending process is an OEM’s choice. It is relatively simple with only two phases: heating the glass and using molds to press it into the desired shape. This gives you very high output, good repeatability and tight tolerances.

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Glaston Matrix brochure

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Windshield Bending furnace at DG Egypt

Windshield bending furnace at DG Egypt

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References


Shandong Donghao Autoglass, China

#Bending #Matrix #windshield

With quality as a priority, the Chinese company chose Matrix to bend even the most demanding windshield shapes and meet the highest OEM standards. “We have always given priority to quality when investing in glass processing equipment. We knew Glaston from the past and recognize the company’s expertise as a supplier of automotive glass equipment."

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Al-Hadi Glass Industries, Kuwait

#FC Series #Flat tempering

“Once we saw Glaston’s FC500 at Glasstec in Dusseldorf a few years ago, we knew that this was the tempering furnace for us. High-performance glass is required in our region, since temperatures soar to +50°C. And high-performance glass needs high-performance machinery. This is what Glaston’s FC500 is providing for us, so that we can serve our market using the most professional equipment,” says Abdullah Al-Qabandi, General Manager of G.M Al-Hadi Glass Industries in Kuwait City, Subhan Industrial Area, Kuwait.

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Peterlee Glass Company Ltd., UK

#Flat tempering #RC Series

“Glaston’s RC350 opens up new opportunities for the architectural market. This furnace is part of our major multimillion-pound investment project for a prestigious new factory that will enable us to serve our customers with larger pieces of processed glass, better toughened lamination quality and a wider portfolio of coated glass,” says Graeme Hawes, Managing Director of Peterlee Glass Company Ltd., Peterlee, County Durham, UK.

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Articles


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#AskGlaston Episode 34: Is it possible to temper beveled glass?

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#AskGlaston Episode 33: Is there any way to reduce or eliminate the loading delay?

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