SCA – Integrated Infrared Scanner

Measuring the outgoing glass temperature distribution


Three reasons for choosing Integrated Scanner (SCA)

1.

Improved glass quality and yield

2.

Highly-detailed production and quality monitoring

3.

Instant feedback enables fast corrections to the process

High quality with a wide range of specialty glass


The role of measuring is increasingly important as new glass applications (e.g. safety glass or solar panels) appear. While glass is becoming a more visible part of our environment, quality issues grow in importance.

The Integrated Scanner (SCA) represents a simple and reliable way to improve process quality and yield. It measures and visualizes temperature distribution on batch at the exit of the furnace.

 

References


Amber-Glass, Poland

#Flat tempering #RC Series

From a Polish family tradition, where knowledge of glass was passed through generations, Amber-Glass has accepted new challenges and changed with time. “Today, we are extending the possibilities of our glass processing business,” says Marcin Karel, Member of the Board and Production Director of Amber-Glass. “We’re doing this by using only high-end machines from the best manufacturers, so we can deliver the best-quality products and service.”

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Peterlee Glass Company Ltd., UK

#Flat tempering #RC Series

“Glaston’s RC350 opens up new opportunities for the architectural market. This furnace is part of our major multimillion-pound investment project for a prestigious new factory that will enable us to serve our customers with larger pieces of processed glass, better toughened lamination quality and a wider portfolio of coated glass,” says Graeme Hawes, Managing Director of Peterlee Glass Company Ltd., Peterlee, County Durham, UK.

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Enhancing its flat glass lamination line by replacing outdated components with new technology, Malaysia-based Crystal Safety Glass (CSG) turned an expensive problem into an unexpectedly positive experience.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

Lately, we’re hearing a lot about automation, the Internet of Things and digitalization. What do these terms mean? And how do they relate to the glass tempering...

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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...

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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,...

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