RC-zone – Replacement of existing heating chamber

Convection with crosswise profiling


Three reasons for choosing RC-zone

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Extended machine lifetime with a completely new heating chamber

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Enables tempering of all temperable glasses

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Ease of use with Glaston iControL automation

Cost-efficient heating chamber upgrade


Glaston RC-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 The upgrade replaces damaged or outdated furnace chamber and control system instead of acquiring a complete new tempering line.

With this upgrade existing damaged or outdated heating chamber can be quickly and easily replaced with a Glaston RC-based chamber. This upgrade allows the existing tempering line to meet the latest market demands in high glass quality and Low-E processing.

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Enhancing its flat glass lamination line by replacing outdated components with new technology, Malaysia-based Crystal Safety Glass (CSG) turned an expensive problem into an unexpectedly positive experience.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

#Flat tempering #RC Series

Celebrating 40 years of being in business, Kensington Glass Arts decided it was time to upgrade its old Tamglass furnace to Glaston’s RC350. The deal-clinching factor was Glaston’s agreement to get the new furnace installed, commissioned and running saleable tempered glass in just three weeks. With his exceptional ability to orchestrate teamwork, David Stone, CEO of Kensington Glass Arts, coached the joint teams into completing this nearly impossible schedule on time.

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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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