Inspection / frame application

Automatic or manual frame positioning for conventional spacers


Here are three reasons why Glaston’s spacer frame application technology is your best choice

1.

Effective and quick glass plate control

2.

Automatic feeding and precise butyl coated spacer frame application

3.

Continuous application in any sequence for different spacer frame features

FRAME’SETTER VR


Visual inspection of glass plates and manual positioning of spacer frames

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  • Total visual surface monitoring of glass plates, supported on the upper and lower edges only
  • Contrast lighting of the inspection area for effective and quick glass plate control
  • Automatic adjustment of the vertical movable roller girder
  • Program-controlled vertical and horizontal frame positioning girder for quick and exact application of butyl-coated spacer frames

Quick glass inspection

  • Non-soiling glass plate transport
  • Automatic adjustment of the frame positioning girder according to present glass thickness
  • Quick adjustment for frame setback
  • Operation programs for double and triple insulating glass units
  • Manual adjustment of the movable roller girder for shaped forms
  • Start/stop transport control operated by a footswitch
  • Operator guidance provided by colored signal lights

Options

  • Vertical and horizontal frame positioning girders with automatic adjustment for glass thicknesses from 3 mm (0.118 in) up to 80 mm (3.149 in)
  • Vertical and horizontal, stepless adjustable larger frame setback
  • Rear access to the inspection station

FRAME’APPLICATOR


Continual precise rectangular spacer frame application – in any sequence for different frame dimensions, spacer widths and glass thicknesses

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  • Automatic feeding and precise butyl coated spacer frame application for squared and rectangular forms
  • Accurate frame segment alignment via controlled gripper system
  • Gentle and correct spacer frame positioning on the glass plate with no butyl sealant damage
  • Linear sagged spacer frame alignment
  • Congruent frame position to accommodate triple insulating glass unit production
  • Measuring device for automatic spacer and glass dimension comparison preventing application in case of irregularities
  • Continuously high output, irrespective of different glass dimensions

Options

  • Adjustment device for different amounts of frame setback
  • Additional equipment for automatic spacer frame application with muntin bars
  • Installation into a tandem version

References


Kristal, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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“We purchased the Glaston iControL and scanner upgrade to solve any concern with software or spare parts availability before they became an issue. Once installed, the upgrade helped us win a large glass façade project in Indonesia that required extremely high quality. Both we and Glaston can be proud of the high level of quality achieved,” says Matea Franjić, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Kristal in Vitez, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Glas Herzog, Germany

#architectural #automation #insulating glass #reference #SPEED

“We have a great deal of confidence in our supplier,” says Andreas Herzog, Sr., Managing Director of Glas Herzog. “Our cooperation with former Bystronic glass – and now Glaston – is just as you would want it to be as a customer. In fact, we’re one of their oldest customers – 44 years and counting.”

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Walshs Glass, Australia

#architectural #automation #glass processing #glass tempering #glass tempering process #iControL #reference #RHC #safety glass #tempered glass #upgrades

In January 2021, Walshs Glass in Western Australia began using their Glaston RHC upgrade, enabling them to improve glass flatness and optical quality. “Today, we’re positioned to take advantage of the rapidly changing glass processing demands in Western Australia," says Steve Cuff, Executive Operations Manager at Walshs Glass.

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