FC-zone – Replacement of existing heating chamber

High air volume full convection system with closed circulation


Three reasons for choosing FC-zone

1.

Extended machine lifetime with a completely new heating chamber

2.

Energy efficient, high-capacity Low-E processing without any compromise in quality

3.

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 The upgrade replaces damaged or outdated furnace chamber and control system instead of acquiring a complete new tempering line.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.

References


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 There's no need to sell or relocate an outdated furnace.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

United Plate Glass, U.S.A.

#Upgrades

“When you’re basically happy with the quench and your bed size, it becomes a no-brainer to change the furnace chambers with Glaston’s chamber replacements to get a completely new furnace. The best thing – you’re only paying about half the price of a new furnace and you get the latest tempering technology,” states Darin Vietmeier, Vice President of Operations at United Plate Glass of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Read more

Glaseksperten, Denmark

#ProL #Upgrades

“It’s really something when you have a new section installed in between all the old, and everything works seamlessly both mechanically and electrically,” says Lone Kjaer Joergensen, Production Manager of Glaseksperten A/S in Hjorring, Denmark. “I was really excited and a bit nervous, but with our new Glaston ProL-zone upgrade, we got something far better.

Read more

Articles


#AskGlaston Episode 36: Does the overall glass strength weaken when saw cuts are applied?

Today we are dealing with the following two questions: Does the overall glass strength weaken when saw cuts are applied? Is tempered glass more scratch resistant...

Read more

#AskGlaston Episode 35: What makes the tempering of large 4 mm Low-E glass sheets so tricky?

This week, we are dealing with the following two questions: What makes the tempering of large 4 mm Low-E glass sheets so tricky? What to consider when heat strengthening...

Read more

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

This week, we are dealing with the following three questions: Is it possible to temper beveled glass? Why can't I mix different colors in the same load? Can we update...

Read more

Tools and Spare parts


Spare parts
Tools

Contact information