Looking to increase throughput? Three reasons for choosing an additional heating chamber upgrade
Significant increase in line throughput
High quality and energy efficiency
Minimal investment cost in factory
Quick and cost-efficient upgrade to double-chamber production
The additional heating chamber is designed to be a quick and cost-efficient modification from single-chamber to double-chamber production, providing a significant boost to total line throughput. Depending on glass type and thickness, this upgrade increases line capacity on average up to 80% with clear glasses of less than 8 mm.
The double-chamber process uses less energy per processed glass square meter than a single-chamber process. This solution also enables you to achieve enhanced optical quality, since the glass reaches the temperature stability quicker with a shorter heating time under high temperature.
Washington Art Glass, UK
#Flat tempering #RC Series
“We’re the new kids on the block with our latest offering of digital ceramic printing on glass, bringing affordability to one-off glass pieces that can be tempered into a long-lasting masterpiece. It was all by chance that we met Dip-Tech at Glasstec in Dusseldorf in 2016. After 18 months, we’ve brought our business idea to fruition,” says Charlie Hill, owner of Washington Art Glass in Tyne and Wear, UK. “The key to our success has been an investment in Glaston’s RC Series tempering furnace for top-quality, flat glass results.”Read more
Tristar Glass, Inc., U.S.A.
#Heating chamber replacement #ProL #Upgrades
“I was very impressed at how quickly we were able to install the new ProL-zone upgrade on our existing lamination line – only 3.5 days – and I’ve been equally impressed with the high-quality output,” says Rob Carlson, Mechanical Engineer at Tristar Glass, Inc.’s Tulsa, Oklahoma facility. “Glaston’s convection technology has exceeded every expectation. The system really does work as well as they said it would – maybe even better!”Read more
Super Sealed Units, UK
“With growing demands in our market, we needed to bring our older Glaston furnace up to modern standards. Thanks to the installation done over Christmas break, we were able to save time – to get up and running quickly at the start of the year,” says Sanjay Meghani, Director, at Super Sealed Units Ltd in Dunstable, UK. “Today, we are able to temper higher performance glass, achieve flatter results and utilize the full furnace bed for greater volumes.”Read more
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