The International Market is calling
“When we decided to invest in a new tempering furnace, we wanted equipment that would enable us to manufacture jumbo-sized, Low-E glass with excellent optical quality, flatness and minimum warp.
We chose the Glaston FC500 tempering furnace because it fully matched all our requirements. Plus, we have confidence in the quality of Glaston’s products, as well as the company’s technical support and expertise in glass processing. Before making the purchase, we visited several glass processors who have this machine. Their opinion of Glaston FC500 was always very positive. They were satisfied with the performance of the furnace because it met their qualitative and quantitative production requirements. This gave us even greater confidence in making our decision.
We already have one Glaston’s furnace, but it has fewer capabilities and specific dimensional limitations. This made it impossible for us to participate in several international tenders, since we could not meet the technical and quality requirements.
After installing our new machine, our first practical experience was to manufacture semi-tempered laminated glass pieces for an export project that needed to fulfill the latest international glass quality standards. This was achieved easily, and the customer was totally satisfied with the results.”
-Daniel Thiago Scarpato
Industrial Director, GlassecViracon
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.Read more
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.Read more
#AskGlaston Episode 32: How can we reduce the noise level of our flat tempering line?
This week, we are dealing with the two following questions: Our factory is close to residential area. How can we reduce the noise level of our flat tempering line?...Read more
#AskGlaston Episode 31: Can we do slight bending of glasses with a flat tempering line?
This week, we are dealing with the two following questions: Can we do slight bending of glasses with a flat tempering line? Our transformer’s maximum output is...Read more
How can you tell if your tempering line is working to give you the best ROI?
Or maybe it’s a question of discovering something else in the entire process around the tempering line that is not functioning quite the way you’d like it to...Read more