Press Bending Unit – Windshield production with press bending section

The OEM's choice


Looking to produce the best windshields? Three reasons for choosing Press Bending Unit

1.

Enables OEM production

2.

Excellent repeatability

3.

Cost efficient solution

Press bending modules for Glaston EcoMax bending lines


Glaston press bending section upgrade provides an easy and cost efficient solution to upgrade your existing bending line to OEM production without compromising mixed production capability.

The press bending process is relatively simple with only two phases: heating the glass and using molds to press it into the desired shape. This gives you very high output, good repeatability and tight tolerances. Press bending modules are available as an upgrade for Glaston/Tamglass EcoMax bending lines.

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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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Shandong Donghao Autoglass, China

#Bending #Matrix #windshield

With quality as a priority, the Chinese company chose Matrix to bend even the most demanding windshield shapes and meet the highest OEM standards. “We have always given priority to quality when investing in glass processing equipment. We knew Glaston from the past and recognize the company’s expertise as a supplier of automotive glass equipment."

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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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Towards better anisotropy

Ever looked at a building’s glass facade through polarized sunglasses? If so, you may have noticed patterning or spotting on it. This phenomenon is called anisotropy...

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Simple way to get insight into your full factory

Most articles in Glastory are about glass tempering or typical glass-processing issues. In this article, however, we decided to look into the glass-processing factory...

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#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...

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