Variable Speed Blower Control System

Control system of quenching blowers for improved energy efficiency

Three reasons for choosing the Variable Speed Blower Control System


Energy savings through better overall energy efficiency


Excellent tempering pressure-energy ratio


Higher productivity with reduced changeover time

Highest quenching energy efficiency

The Variable Speed Blower Control System (S™) upgrade for tempering furnaces is designed to ensure the highest quench energy efficiency.

Reduced energy costs come from remarkable savings in blower energy consumption and eliminating reactive blower power from loading the electric network.

Adding the frequency converter controlled blower system allows more flexibility and energy efficiency for tempering all glass thicknesses. Besides, it enables remarkably lower noise level of the quenching blowers.


Independent Glass, UK

#Heating chamber replacement #ProL #Upgrades

“Integration is always the biggest risk when combining sections from two different manufacturers,” says Andrew Smith, Group Manufacturing Manager at Independent Glass. Speaking about his company’s recent upgrade, he continues: “The entire upgrade project with Glaston’s ProL-zone went very smoothly. We’ve now been able to increase our laminating capacity, run the line with flexibility and ease – and lower our energy consumption.”

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Euroview, UK

#FC Series #Flat tempering #iLooK

“With a company name change and a GBP 4 million investment in new machinery and equipment, Euroview Architectural Glass has set out to provide the finest specialized glass available to commercial applications across the UK. A key part of our drive for quality has been the addition of Glaston’s FC500 flat glass tempering furnace with the first iLooK online glass quality measuring system in the UK,” says Steve Larvin, Euroview Managing Director in Essex, UK.

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ABC Glass Processing, UK

#Flat tempering #RC Series

To keep up with the demands of its customers, ABC Glass started up its new Glaston RC200 tempering furnace in spring 2017. “Now we’re able to toughen glass in just a fraction of the time and in larger, longer and thicker sizes than ever before. This investment has enabled us to continue to serve our loyal customer base with outstanding quality and service, the hallmarks that have always made us special,” says Alan Hellyer, Director at UK-based ABC Glass Processing.

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