Tecnoglass changes all tempering furnaces over to Glaston FC500
In a recent blind test of glass manufacturers in New York City, Tecnoglass of Colombia beat out its competitors by making a real impact on architects and consultants with the glass quality it delivered as part of the bidding process. Tecnoglass delivered visibly superior quality, thanks to its investment in a Glaston FC500 tempering furnace. An order for an additional five more FC500 furnaces followed when Tecnoglass decided to change all its furnaces over to the world’s most modern technology.
The decision to change over to the Glaston FC500 tempering furnace was quite straightforward. Christian T. Daes, Owner and Managing Director explains: “When we saw the new furnace about two years ago at a show, we decided to test one. The furnace features major technology changes. For example, quench marks on the glass have been completely eliminated.”
“The results from our tests were so good that we decided to change all of our furnaces over to the FC500 to have the most modern fleet of furnaces in the world,” he continues with pride.
“We have been very impressed with the high quality of the machines. Also the company provided us with a tremendous amount of support when we first began our production, which we really appreciated.”
– Christian T. Daes, Owner and Managing Director of Tecnoglass.
#FC Series #flat tempering
“Since starting up my business 18 years ago, my focus has always been on providing excellent customer service and high-quality double-glazed sealed units. Delivering them the next day, if needed, has set us apart from our competitors,” says Eric Falisi, Managing Director of Vetroseal. “To raise our throughput and quality, we’ve just ordered Glaston’s FC Series flat tempering furnace as the final piece in the jigsaw puzzle.”Read more
#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.Read more
#FC Series #flat tempering
For Dialum, an avant-garde glass processor in Santiago, Chile, keeping up with the latest technology available has always been natural. “This is what has helped us be chosen for some of the most prominent architectural projects in our region,” says Dialum’s owner Don Fernando Diez. “There is no such thing as a complex project – rather each is a great opportunity for us to continue growing and dreaming with our customers.”Read more
Leading-edge design for a new living library in Helsinki
Imagine being chosen to participate in building an architectural wonder that has changed the face of the city of Helsinki. The new Helsinki Central Oodi Library,...Read more
The search for true convection performance in the endless term jungle
Full convection, forced convection, focused convection, recirculated convection – the list of terms goes on and on. I work full time with tempering solutions,...Read more