iControL – Automation system

Upgrade your glass processing business opportunities


Three reasons for choosing Glaston’s latest control system iControL

1.

EXTENDED MACHINERY LIFETIME

  • Continued availability of OEM parts, control system cards, components and support
  • Possibility to update machinery to meet latest processing demands

2.

IMPROVED PERFORMANCE

  • Move into new glass processing areas, such as Low-E
  • Realize improvements for all types of machinery
  • Add technical capability, energy savings, quality, capacity and ease of maintenance

3.

EASE OF USE

  • Operator-specific interface helps customize best production practices
  • Extensive reporting and recipe library with minimized manual operations
  • Remote access for quick troubleshooting

Meet higher processing demands with the latest iControL


Glaston iControL is the latest control system for Glaston (Tamglass, Uniglass, Glassrobots) tempering furnaces. iControL is now also available for older flat tempering and bending tempering lines to ensure that you have the intelligence needed to meet the latest processing demands. Glaston Insight Reporting and Insight Intelligence – extensive reporting systems that deliver quality, energy savings and production reports – are also available with iControL.

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Tambest, Finland

#iControL #Upgrades

“Over the years, we’ve always been able to differentiate our offering by providing the very best quality with very short delivery times. Recently, our reputation has enabled us to win challenging architectural glass projects from many countries around the world,” says Keijo Uusitalo, Production Manager of Tambest in Forssa, Finland.

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Metro Performance Glass, New Zealand

#iControL #Upgrades

Metro Performance Glass, NZ chose to upgrade one of its older Glaston ProE furnaces with the latest Glaston iControL automation system to gain an advanced approach for controlling the line's glass processing production.

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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Enhancing its flat glass lamination line by replacing outdated components with new technology, Malaysia-based Crystal Safety Glass (CSG) turned an expensive problem into an unexpectedly positive experience.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.

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