FC-zone – Replacement of existing heating chamber

High air volume full convection system with closed circulation


Three reasons for choosing FC-zone

1.

Extended machine lifetime with a completely new heating chamber

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Energy efficient, high-capacity Low-E processing without any compromise in quality

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Ease of use with Glaston iControL automation

FC Series based heating chamber upgrade


Glaston FC-zone heating chamber upgrade with the latest iControl automation system is designed to be a quick and cost-efficient modification for your existing tempering line. The upgrade replaces damaged or outdated furnace chamber and control system instead of acquiring a complete new tempering line.

This upgrade replaces an existing heating chamber with the latest FC Series based chamber, quickly modernizing your furnace without purchasing a new line. The FC-zone heating chamber replacement has been developed in close cooperation with glass producers to respond to the most pressing needs in today’s flat tempering industry. FC-zone enables you to decrease energy costs and increase Low-E production.

References


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!”

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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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Crystal Safety Glass – Malaysia

#Heating chamber replacement #Laminating #ProL #Upgrades

Enhancing its flat glass lamination line by replacing outdated components with new technology, Malaysia-based Crystal Safety Glass (CSG) turned an expensive problem into an unexpectedly positive experience. The move was not easy, but it helped bring the processor’s existing line back up to date with an impressive list of value-added features. For the plant operators, the upgrade lowered the cost of modernizing the existing line and provided less downtime, higher productivity and significant improvements in energy consumption.

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