Looking to upgrade your existing laminating line? Three reasons for choosing ProL-zone
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
SAVE ENERGY, RESOURCES – AND MONEY
- Up to 50% in energy savings
- Super simple process control
- Uniform heating cuts waste by half
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 The upgrade replaces damaged or outdated heating chamber.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.
Crystal Safety Glass – Malaysia
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Enhancing its flat glass lamination line by replacing outdated components with new technology, Malaysia-based Crystal Safety Glass (CSG) turned an expensive problem into an unexpectedly positive experience.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.Read more
Martin G Andersson, Sweden
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.Read more
United Plate Glass, U.S.A.
“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
Glass tempering energy consumption: how not to be misled by false data (Part 2/2)
In this second part of our blog on energy consumption in the glass tempering process, let me go deeper into details to explain some of the principles behind heating...Read more
Glass tempering energy consumption: how not to be misled by false data (Part 1/2)
Energy consumption is always a key topic when looking to invest in a new tempering line. The reason is simple: the tempering process requires a lot of energy. So,...Read more