ProL-zone – Upgrade your existing laminating line

Full convection furnace with pressing unit for laminating lines


Looking to upgrade your existing laminating line? Three reasons for choosing ProL-zone

1.

REVOLUTIONIZE LAMINATION – FOR ALL GLASS TYPES

  • Choose the best for Low-E and printed glass
  • Laminate all glass sizes flexibly
  • Recipe-free process and flexible loadings

2.

SAVE ENERGY, RESOURCES – AND MONEY

  • Up to 50% in energy savings
  • Super simple process control
  • Uniform heating cuts waste by half

3.

EXTENDED MACHINE LIFETIME

  • Completely new pre-laminating unit
  • Available for all flat laminating lines
  • Quick and easy to install

Press Start in the morning, Stop in the evening


ProL-zone full convection laminating furnace upgrade is designed to be a quick and cost-efficient modification for your existing laminating line. The upgrade replaces damaged or outdated heating chamber.

We have made ProL-zone as easy as possible to operate. The process is practically recipe-free. You only need to put in one parameter – and the rest will take care of itself. No more trial and error with juggling a number of variables.

The very concept of ProL-zone is based on reaching a production capacity balance with Low-E and clear glass. ProL-zone uses full convection technology, which does not differentiate between glass types or product modes. The convection system provides extremely even heat uniformity, giving you consistently superb glass quality and an up to 100% capacity increase compared with traditional infrared heating.

ProL-zone’s full convection technology gives you the best possible control over the chamber temperature. This eliminates heat loss, which means considerable savings in energy costs.

References


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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Agnora, Canada

#RHC #Upgrades

“Agnora is known for fabricating the largest architectural glass in all of North America. We’ve chosen to specialize in custom fabrication and oversized glass. We’re not a glass factory,” underlines Richard Wilson, President of Agnora, Inc., in Collingwood, in Ontario, Canada, about two hours north of Toronto. “To stay as the leader in this area, we continue to invest in the latest and most advanced technology, such as Glaston’s Roller Heat Control (RHC) upgrade for our special ProE Magnum flat glass furnace.

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Articles


#AskGlaston Episode 29: In cold climate should the thick glass be warmed prior to placing on the roller bed?

This week, we are dealing with the two following questions: 1. We’re having a very cold winter and having problems with 19 mm clear glass. Pre-processing of the...

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#AskGlaston Episode 28: What role does the environment play in the tempering process?

This week, we are dealing with the two following questions: 1. What role does the environment play in the tempering process? We have a lot of storm and rough temperature...

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#AskGlaston Episode 27: What is the root cause of a rainbow effect and how to avoid it?

This week, we are dealing with the two following questions: 1. Recently we got a complaint about 6 mm clear toughened glasses that were installed as hotel windows....

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