Three reasons for choosing FC-zone
Extended machine lifetime with a completely new heating chamber
Energy efficient, high-capacity Low-E processing without any compromise in quality
Ease of use with Glaston iControL automation
FC Series based heating chamber upgrade
Glaston FC-zone heating chamber upgrade with the latest iControl automation system is designed to be a quick and cost-efficient modification for your existing tempering line. The upgrade replaces damaged or outdated furnace chamber and control system instead of acquiring a complete new tempering line.
This upgrade replaces an existing heating chamber with the latest FC Series based chamber, quickly modernizing your furnace without purchasing a new line. The FC-zone heating chamber replacement has been developed in close cooperation with glass producers to respond to the most pressing needs in today’s flat tempering industry. FC-zone enables you to decrease energy costs and increase Low-E production.
Independent Glass, UK
#Heating chamber replacement #ProL #Upgrades
“Integration is always the biggest risk when combining sections from two different manufacturers,” says Andrew Smith, Group Manufacturing Manager at Independent Glass. Speaking about his company’s recent upgrade, he continues: “The entire upgrade project with Glaston’s ProL-zone went very smoothly. We’ve now been able to increase our laminating capacity, run the line with flexibility and ease – and lower our energy consumption.”Read more
Crystal Safety Glass – Malaysia
#Heating chamber replacement #Laminating #ProL #Upgrades
Enhancing its flat glass lamination line by replacing outdated components with new technology, Malaysia-based Crystal Safety Glass (CSG) turned an expensive problem into an unexpectedly positive experience. The move was not easy, but it helped bring the processor’s existing line back up to date with an impressive list of value-added features. For the plant operators, the upgrade lowered the cost of modernizing the existing line and provided less downtime, higher productivity and significant improvements in energy consumption.Read more
Emirates Glass, U.A.E.
#Heating chamber replacement #Upgrades
Instead of purchasing a complete new line to produce a higher quality glass to meet the evolving needs of their customers in the architecture industry, just the furnace block is changed with the Glaston RC200-zone upgrade with Vortex Plus convection. There's no need to sell or relocate an outdated furnace. With just one simple change, the furnace meets the most demanding quality requirements.Read more
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How and why to automate the flat glass tempering process
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Glass tempering energy consumption: how not to be misled by false data (Part 2/2)
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