Desiccant filling

Manual or automatic desiccant filling in shortest cycle times

Customizable. Precise. Economic.


Simplified logistics using first-in/first-out process


Processing of different types of spacer frames


Parallel filling and transporting operations

desiccantfiller M

Desiccant filling station for subsequent filling

  • Drilling, filling and sealing of two frame members simultaneous
  • Sensor-controlled monitoring of the filling process guarantees an optimum filling degree
  • Desiccant feeding by 200 litres big bags
  • Removal of excessive desiccant grains by suction
  • Automatic sealing of the filling holes with butyl
  • Feeding unit can be infinitely adjusted pneumatically

desiccantfiller AT

Desiccant filling without manual intervention providing shortest cycle times
thanks to parallel filling and transporting operations.

  • Simplified logistics via first-in/first-out process
  • Processing of stretched and curved frames made of aluminium, steel, stainless steel or plastic profiles
  • Proven drilling of fill holes centered at the back of the spacer profile
  • Parallel drilling and filling of the two vertical frame legs
  • Clean and sensor-controlled filling operation with removal of excessive desiccant grains by suction
  • Desiccant grains, spheric Ø 0.5 up to 0.9 mm (0.02 – 0.04 in.), 200 litres (55 gallons) drums
  • Automatic butyl sealing of the filling holes
  • Automatic frame transfer to butyler AT
  • Processing symmetrical internal bars up to 40 mm (1.57 in.) wide
  • Shape filling in manual operation possible


  • picker – frame carrier for spacer frame buffering at spacerbending machines
  • feeder – frame carrier for spacer frame buffering and transportation from spacerbending machines to the desiccantfiller AT


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“Designers are working with even larger glass surfaces, which requires more tempered and tempered-laminated glass. So, we decided to boldly invest in technology that enables us to be in the game,” says Aki Harjunpää, CEO of Jaakko-Tuote of Finland. “Along with other machinery, Glaston’s FC-technology-based Jumbo Series is helping us specialize in highly demanding, world-class glazed structures.”

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