Integrated Blower Vibration Monitoring System

Minimized risk of unexpected downtime


Three reasons for choosing Integrated Blower Vibration Monitoring System

1.

Online blower condition control for real-time information

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Increased blower safety

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Minimized risk of unexpected downtime from blower breaks

Online blower condition control


The Glaston Integrated Blower Vibration Monitoring System upgrade has been developed for online blower condition control to check that blower vibration stays within set limits. Regular maintenance and constant monitoring of the blowers are important to ensure uninterrupted production.

This upgrade minimizes the risk of unexpected downtime caused by possible blower breaks. Each blower is equipped with a vibration sensor that allows online data monitoring. The system constantly measures the blower vibration. If any abnormal vibration is detected, the system alerts the operator via the user interface. The blower will stop automatically if the vibration is too high.

References


Kensington Glass Art, U.S.A.

#Flat tempering #RC Series

Celebrating 40 years of being in business, Kensington Glass Arts decided it was time to upgrade its old Tamglass furnace to Glaston’s RC350. The deal-clinching factor was Glaston’s agreement to get the new furnace installed, commissioned and running saleable tempered glass in just three weeks. With his exceptional ability to orchestrate teamwork, David Stone, CEO of Kensington Glass Arts, coached the joint teams into completing this nearly impossible schedule on time.

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Martin G Andersson, Sweden

#RHC #Upgrades

Founded in 1899, Sweden-based Martin G Anderson has a long history in the glass business. Always ready to walk the extra mile to fulfill the needs of customers, the company completed an upgrade project to turn its 2008 Glaston tempering furnace into one ready for 2017. The upgrade has allowed the company to increase output, improve quality and use less power.

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Dialum, Chile

#FC Series #Flat tempering

For Dialum, an avant-garde glass processor in Santiago, Chile, keeping up with the latest technology available has always been natural. “This is what has helped us be chosen for some of the most prominent architectural projects in our region,” says Dialum’s owner Don Fernando Diez. “There is no such thing as a complex project – rather each is a great opportunity for us to continue growing and dreaming with our customers.”

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