iControL – Automation system

Upgrade your glass processing business opportunities


Three reasons for choosing Glaston’s latest control system iControL

1.

EXTENDED MACHINERY LIFETIME

  • Continued availability of OEM parts, control system cards, components and support
  • Possibility to update machinery to meet latest processing demands

2.

IMPROVED PERFORMANCE

  • Move into new glass processing areas, such as Low-E
  • Realize improvements for all types of machinery
  • Add technical capability, energy savings, quality, capacity and ease of maintenance

3.

EASE OF USE

  • Operator-specific interface helps customize best production practices
  • Extensive reporting and recipe library with minimized manual operations
  • Remote access for quick troubleshooting

Meet higher processing demands with the latest iControL


Glaston iControL is the latest control system for Glaston (Tamglass, Uniglass, Glassrobots) tempering furnaces. iControL is now also available for older flat tempering and bending tempering lines to ensure that you have the intelligence needed to meet the latest processing demands. Glaston Insight Reporting and Insight Intelligence – extensive reporting systems that deliver quality, energy savings and production reports – are also available with iControL.

References


Tambest, Finland

#iControL #Upgrades

“Over the years, we’ve always been able to differentiate our offering by providing the very best quality with very short delivery times. Recently, our reputation has enabled us to win challenging architectural glass projects from many countries around the world,” says Keijo Uusitalo, Production Manager of Tambest in Forssa, Finland.

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Metro Performance Glass, New Zealand

#iControL #Upgrades

Metro Performance Glass, NZ chose to upgrade one of its older Glaston ProE furnaces with the latest Glaston iControL automation system to gain an advanced approach for controlling the line's glass processing production.

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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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#AskGlaston Episode 52: Why some tempered glasses stay complete even with a breakage line?

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#AskGlaston Episode 51: Can white haze spread all over glass surface after time?

Here, let’s examine the following tricky case: Can the white haze phenomenon get worse over time, and can it spread all over the glass surface after a period of...

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