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 The upgrade replaces damaged or outdated furnace chamber and control system instead of acquiring a complete new tempering line.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 There's no need to sell or relocate an outdated furnace.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.

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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.

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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.

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